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More people are choosing to pre-plan a funeral for themselves or their family members so that they are not ill-prepared when the inevitable occurs. While thinking about one's death is never an easy thing to do, it can bring real peace of mind and financial security. Rest assured that all pre-paid funds are protected and securely deposited in a FDIC trust account within ten days of receipt, as we strictly adhere to all New York State laws and guidelines of the New York State Funeral Directors Association.

Preplanning a funeral can benefit you in the following ways:

  • Medicaid Spend Downs — Medicaid and Social Security recipients can set aside money to fully fund their service before their assets are exhausted on medical care or are reduced to Social Security and Medicaid eligibility levels. Preneed funeral trusts do not count as an asset for Medicaid purposes.
  • Ease the financial and emotional burden of your family during their time of mourning.
  • Allow you to become familiar with the options, requirements, products and services available so that you can organize every detail while in a healthy state of mind.
  • Ensure that your funeral wishes are granted and are an expression of your life, character and beliefs.
  • Share and record vital information that might otherwise remain unknown.
  • Offset the effects of inflation by covering costs now and locking in at today's rates.
  • Benefit of payment options including payment in full, installments or by purchasing prepaid funeral insurance.
  • Know that you have the right to change your mind and alter services as you wish.
  • In cases of financial distress, prepaid funeral funds can be withdrawn and returned to you together with accrued interest, subject to administration fee as stipulated by law.

For more details about pre-planning a funeral, please contact us and we will help you design a suitable plan that reflects your needs and respects your wishes.

Arrangements can be made in the comfort of your own home by clicking the button below.  Fill in as much as you are comfortable with and we'd be pleased to meet with you to discuss further.  See the form below for details.

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