Should I Pre-pay for My Funeral

By: Brian K. Daly
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Not many people think about their demise or that they should pre-pay for their funeral. After all, not many like to think about their death and how their service should be. However, pre-paying for funeral services prove to have a number of benefits. We at Ocean County Cremation Service, have put together a list of some of the advantages:

  • Pre-paying for funeral services can prove to be less of a burden on your family. Typically, family members have to tackle the grief and manage a lot of aspects of the services. However, pre-paying for your funeral service can help reduce the stress that they feel. Once all arrangements have been finalized with the funeral director, you can be assured that the funeral home will handle all aspects of the service.
  • You get to decide exactly the way you want your funeral to be held when you pre-pay for your funeral. Whether you want a full service, a burial, a cremation or a memorial service, will all be decided by you. This also leaves less room for disagreement among family members.
  • The financial burden that your family might face is also avoided when you pre-pay for funeral services. When payments are done in advance, it helps lighten the burden that your loved ones might face. Pre-paying for funeral services also helps save a considerable amount of money for your family.
  • Pre-paying for funeral services in advance can help reduce the cost in comparison to waiting till the point when your family’s emotions drive many decisions. You are also paying tomorrow’s service price with today’s prices.

We can provide you tailored funeral pre-planning services. If you want to know more about pre-planning and pre-paying for a funeral, contact us at Ocean County Cremation Service today by calling 1-800-390-1941 or by filling out our online form. We’ll be happy to help in any way we can.

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