In order to make your experience as uncomplicated as possible, here is a list of things you should bring to the arrangement conference.

  • Pre-planning information, if applicable
  • Birth certificate, if possible; if not, the names of the deceased's parents (including the mother's maiden name)
  • Social Security number
  • Military discharge, usually a DD-214
  • 1-3 photographs showing the deceased's hair style and preferred make-up
  • Clothing, including undergarments -- shoes are optional
  • Cemetery deed, if any