Dealing with a Lost Loved One’s Belongings

In addition to choosing a funeral home and planning funeral services, another issue families have to deal with after a death is what to do with a lost loved one’s belongings. Watch this video to learn how to deal with a lost loved one’s possessions without starting conflict or animosity.

If your loved one had a will, it may help to divide both valuable and sentimental possessions. With other belongings, devise a system for deciding who gets first choice on items. For instance, you may decide that the oldest child gets first pick or that you will distribute items based on need.

Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park can offer guidance and support during this difficult time, from advice about green burials and funeral services to grief counseling. You can reach our funeral home in San Mateo by calling (650) 349-4411.

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