Tips on Pre-Planning a Funeral
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Tips on Pre-Planning a Funeral

Death is a fact of life and most of us will be faced with the responsibility of making funeral arrangements at some point in our lives. Here are some tips to help you plan a funeral:

  • Ask questions.
  • Think of making a funeral director choice in the same way you would when choosing a doctor or attorney.
  • Discuss all options with your funeral director. There are always a variety of options to meet your personal wishes and financial concerns.
  • Consider preplanning to avoid making decisions during an emotionally stressful time. Preplanning does not have to mean prepaying.
  • Be sure to personalize the service or ceremony - it helps facilitate the healing process.
  • Copies of funeral documents as well as personal affairs information (i.e. insurance, bank accounts, accountant, etc.) should be given to spouse or next of kin. It is not wise to keep these documents in a safety deposit box or attorney's office because they will not be easily accessible.

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Tana S. Tarzia
Tana S. Tarzia
1942 - 2017

Francis S. Guardino
Francis S. Guardino
1936 - 2017

Martha E. Luciani
Martha E. Luciani
1946 - 2017

Anna M. Kane
1933 - 2017

Carl B. Martin, Jr.
Carl B. Martin, Jr.
1926 - 2017

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