Text Box: Rev. Johnny Erato
Long Island Wedding Officiant, LogoText Box: Funerals/Memorial Services
Text Box: Funerals (with a casket present) and memorial services (without a casket) provide an opportunity for family and friends to honor and remember the departed.  These services also show support and sympathy for those who grieve to openly express and share their grief and sadness, and to better focus their thoughts on the departed.  
Text Box: I am honored to perform all types of unique and personalized Religious, Non-Religious, Civil, Christian, Non-Christian, Denominational (All Denominations:  Baptist, Christian Reformed, Church of the Nazarene, Episcopalian, Evangelican Covenant, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Reformed Church in America, etc.,) Non-Denominational, Universal Life, and Church of Spiritual Humanism in any setting you like whether it be in a private house, church, funeral home or outdoors.
Text Box: TYPES OF FUNERAL/MEMORIAL SERVICES I PERFORM
Text Box: TYPICAL CHRISTIAN FUNERAL/MEMORIAL SERVICE OUTLINE
Text Box: I will meet with you in advance so that we can make a biographical sketch of the departed.  We will make note of their life achievements, the things they enjoyed, their religious beliefs and feelings, and who survives them.  We will try to capture the essence of their life and personality.
Some additional information I compile is:
Interests and Hobbies
Favorite songs and/or musical artists
What single word comes to mind when you think of the departed?
Often used sayings/phrases
Nicknames
Achievements/Accomplishments
If he/she could have me say one thing at the service, what would it be?
If desired, we can place personal items of the departed beside the casket.  A montage of photographs can be very interesting and comforting, also.
Reverend Johnny Erato, Minister for Funerals, Memorial Services

Rev. Johnny Erato

Text Box: Prelude (Introductory Music)
Opening Words
Hymn
Readings
Message/Meditation
Reading of Obituary (if requested by family)
Contributions by friends and relatives
Closing Words
Text Box: COMMITTAL SERVICE OUTLINE (GRAVESIDE)
Text Box: Procession to the Grave
Lowering of the Casket
Commendation
Words of Committal
Benediction
Text Box: Old Testament
2 Samuel 12:18-24
Job 19:25-27
Proverbs 31:10-31
Ecclesiastes 3:1-15
Isaiah 40:1-11, 28-31
Psalms
23
39
46
90
91
Gospels
Matthew 11:25-30
Mark 10:13-16
Luke 24:1-6
John 11:21-27, 32-45
John 14:1-6
Epistles
Acts 10:34-43
Romans 8:14-23, 31-35, 37-39
1 Corinthians 15:20-28, 51-58
2 Corinthians 4:7-18
1 Peter 1:3-9
Text Box: EXAMPLES OF HYMNS
Text Box: Amazing Grace
Great is Thy Faithfulness
How Great Thou Art
Rock of Ages
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

To Contact Us:  1-888-493-3738

RevJohnny@FuneralsAndMemorials.info

Text Box: EXAMPLES OF SCRIPTURE READINGS
Text Box: TYPICAL HUMANIST FUNERAL/MEMORIAL SERVICE OUTLINE
Text Box: Musical Opening
Opening Words
Candle Lighting
Address
Readings
Reading of Eulogy
Personal Reflections
Summation
Closing Words
Text Box: TYPICAL UNIVERSAL LIFE FUNERAL/MEMORIAL SERVICE OUTLINE
Text Box: Introduction/Opening Words
Opening Prayer
Message
Eulogy
Testimonials
Candle Lighting
Musical Interlude
Lord’s Prayer (Here if no Interment)
Closing Prayer
Benediction