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Funeral Event Planners in Portland, OR

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Event Planners in Portland and surrounds

There's a lot to do and remember. Once you've made your decisions, coordinating the elements of your Great Goodbyes might benefit from the deft hand of an event planner. Contributing ideas, implenting your event plan and taking the pressure off you. Browse our directory of local Event planners.

Sometimes we just need a little inspiration

Maybe you know just the song to play and maybe you don’t. Maybe you’d love to do things a certain way at the funeral but you’re not sure if you can. At Great Goodbye’s we’ve unpacked some myths and little known facts that can free you up to do what you want … and some inspiration to help you plan each element of the funeral. Here’s some for starters...

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Myth: The funeral service must be conducted by a registered celebrant or officiant

It surprises many to learn that a funeral is not a legal event. That means there’s no law requiring you to have a registered celebrant or officiant. Regardless of what venue you se...

Myth: A funeral must be held within a few days

When death comes to a loved one, it can be overwhelming. Amid the grief, there is suddenly a lot to do, and many decisions to make. Most people think a funeral must be held within...

Myth: There are lots of rules and regulations for funerals

While there are important tasks to be completed, such as registering the death, the truth is, there are very few rules that must be followed. Most things we see as ‘must-dos’ are s...

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