Memorial Planning Services
What do Lighten's
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
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 service registration
Links to donate to your loved one’s favorite charity
Our memorial planning experts will guide you through the steps for planning a meaningful Celebration of Life for your loved one.
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.
“You nailed it. You absolutely nailed it. Thanks for all of your help and support over the past week. It was, as you know, a tough time – but with you there, it was a lot easier."
—Steve & Katie N, Illinois