Large majority of Germans wants to help with funeral Hamburg, 78 percent of German citizens can imagine October 19, 2011 according to a survey by Bestattungen.de, to assume duties at the funeral of a family member, even. Increasingly help survivors want to to make a funeral and to save costs. However, 21 percent of the respondents own work have so far only provided. Whether holding the funeral oration or washing the corpse: basically members in almost all tasks can help, which can be done at a funeral. Bestattungen.de has determined that preferentially applied tasks such as the selection of funeral music (71 percent), the decoration of the funeral ceremony (53 percent) or holding the funeral oration (37 percent).
So far only four percent of the members have helped the washing of the deceased. Many people do not know what tasks can take or are afraid to make mistakes. This is often a certain shock through the emotional Burden,”explains Bestattungen.de’s Managing Director Fabian Schaaf. While the concerns are mostly unfounded, because many undertakers consulted the members stand to the side”, as Schaaf next. Funeral expenses can be saved by their own initiative. A free funeral speakers up to 400,-euros.
A member holds the eulogy, saying, this is free and usually much personal”, explains expert Schaaf. Still, up to 300,-euro can be saved if members organize the flowers or the funeral music itself. The help at a funeral is also important for dealing with grief. Even children can contribute to the design of the coffin or the ballot box. Through the painting, they can express their grief and process the loss. The death is better understood if the funeral is shaping. The threshold must first be overcome, but at the end of the family are very grateful to be able to say goodbye this way”, says Bestatter Burkhard Huber. Bestattungen.de recommends therefore to speak openly with the undertaker over a desired participation at the funeral. Also, members should compare different undertaker, to find a provider, corresponding to the own. About Bestattungen.de Bestattungen.de is a price comparison for burials in Germany, recommended by consumer protection agencies. Users can receive offers on request without obligation from tested loading Stattern. In addition, Bestattungen.de offers comprehensive information about funeral services and insurance. The offer is free of charge for customers.