For most people planning a funeral is an unfamiliar process. Financial considerations aside, the greatest thing that pre-planning offers is peace of mind for you and your family. The decisions you make now will make coping with a difficult time later much easier.
By pre-planning your funeral arrangements with us you will ease the burden of decision making from those you love. Your thoughtfulness now will make dealing with an emotionally difficult time later much easier.
- Allows you to appoint an agent pursuant to New York state law (see below) to make sure your final wishes are carried out. Guarantees that your final wished will be carried out.
- Spares your loved ones from making funeral decisions at a difficult time, there are no age or health restrictions to pre-planning.
- Guards against emotional overspending with today's difficult economy.
- Avoid the effect of inflation. Funeral services will most surely cost more in a few years than they do now. Pre-planning allows you to escape these rising costs. This can be especially comforting for those living on a fixed income.
New York state law requires certain pre-need agreements to be irrevocable for applicants for receipt of supplemental security benefits under section two-hundred and nine of the social services law, or of medical assistance under section three-hundred and sixty-six of the social services law, and for the monies put into a trust under this agreement to be used only for funeral and burial expenses. If any money is left over after your funeral and burial expenses have been paid, it will go to the county. You may change your choice of funeral home at any time.
Call us today. We are funeral pre-planning specialists.