Our society separates itself from death as much as possible. Our healthcare delivery system is geared to sustaining and prolonging life. There are many organizations charged with the task of eradicating disease. Years ago, when death occurred, the family was responsible for carrying out the funeral procedures. This responsibility shifted from the family to funeral directors.
This disassociation produced a lack of understanding, or perhaps a lack of education, relative to the topic of death. No one likes to think about death or plan for it. By preplanning your funeral you relieve your family of the task of making major financial decisions during a period of great stress and grief - a time when people are not thinking clearly and may not know what to do because your wishes are unknown.
Pre-planning your funeral can be very informal and as simple as writing a note or sharing your wishes with a family member. More formal arrangements in the form of a pre-need contract can be setup. We offer assistance in determining which is best for you. A pre-need contract can be set up with us which can be pre-funded through life insurance, a bank trust agreement, or other methods.