Memorial Planning Services

What do Lighten's

planning packages


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Full-Service Guidance and Support

Your dedicated Lighten team member will help you design your ceremony and handle the planning, coordination, and technology — so you can focus on what matters most.


  • One-on-one support in planning your event

  • Initial consultation to get to know your family’s needs

  • Ceremony design and preparation

  • Customized program: readings, eulogies, hymns, videos, slideshow, and more

  • Ceremony rehearsal with the guests who will be participating with formal speaking roles

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Personalized Virtual Service

Bring together family and friends for an interactive experience that honors your loved one. You will all be able to hear and see each other, despite the distance.

  • Ceremony facilitation by a Lighten team member

  • Ceremony program, slideshow, and memorial webpage

  • Guest RSVP management and Zoom instructions

  • Zoom session setup and support

  • Up to 300 guests for up to 90 minutes included*

  • Copy of service recording

    *Additional time and guests may be added on


Memorial Website to Honor Your Loved One

Capture a lifetime of memories on your loved one’s Memorial Page. Easily submit your information through our Planning Center, and our team will handle the rest.

  • Choose a background color that suits your loved one

  • Obituary photo and information 

  • Online guestbook

  • Online service registration

  • Links to donate to your loved one’s favorite charity

Why Lighten?


Expert Planning 


Our memorial planning experts will guide you through the steps for planning a meaningful Celebration of Life for your loved one. 


Personalized Care

Lighten's team of funeral professionals are here to support families through a time of loss.


We can help you honor the life and legacy of your loved one through a personalized Celebration of Life—virtual, in-person, or both. 

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