The death of a loved one is one of the most traumatic and trying times in anyone's life. Families may be overwhelmed by the sense of loss, grief and confusion...not to mention the legal and financial details. Funeral decisions involving important questions of appropriateness, desirability and affordability are even more difficult at the time of death. Yet, all too often, this is exactly when these important, difficult questions must be made, and by those who are already under a great deal of stress. Although we know that death is inevitable, we don't like to think about it. We especially don't like to plan for it. Thus, the burden is thrust upon surviving family members to make decisions.
By making your funeral arrangements now, you can spare your loved ones the burden of having to do it under stressful conditions. Advance planning can help make a difficult time a little easier on those you care so much about, and you are insured that your own personal wishes are made known.
- Pre-financing is the setting aside of funds designated for funeral expenses into an insured burial account. There are several ways that pre-financing can be handled. Some people wish to deposit a certain amount to be applied with other funds, such as insurance, to cover expenses. Others deposit a small amount and make payments of the amount of their choice over a period of time. In both cases, growth accumulated is applied to their account for funeral expenses.
- Pre-planning simply means that service choices are made and possible merchandise chosen in advance of need. In order to make practical, sensible pre-planned choices; facts about funeral services are necessary. We can provide you with information concerning the various choices available to you. You may express your preferences for the services, and even make your selection of the casket, vault, and other available merchandise. We will keep a record of your wishes for the future need.