Planning a funeral can be stressful but the Department of Internal Affairs has a step-by-step guide on what to do when a loved one dies.  You can also go to the Funeral Director's Association for help or you can plan a funeral yourself. 

As a baby boomer, Gail McJorrow found herself attending a lot of funerals and was prompted to write a guide after going to lots of bad send-offs, and only the occasional good event.

Gail McJorrow