“There’s no doubt that Rivers wanted to go out with a bang, similar to what made her jokes funny and well-loved. While her funeral was undoubtedly extravagant, it nonetheless demonstrated the fact that 62 percent of people nowadays want a personalized funeral; the majority of whom are ‘baby boomers’. As such, funeral homes like Inland Memorial Inc., a renowned Inland Empire mortuary, make it a point to always heed the deceased person’s last requests, within reason. To that end, they offer not only traditional funeral services, but also cremations and actual burials.
True enough, most people are like Joan Rivers, in that they’d rather want their funerals to be celebrations of the lives they lived rather than times for mourning. Good music and beautiful flowers are just two of the things that families and friends look for in their loved one’s funerals, something that most funeral homes are happy to provide.