Pre-planning your funeral can help ease the burden on your loved ones

Pre-planning your funeral can help ensure that your wishes are carried out and that your loved ones are not left with the burden of making difficult decisions during an already stressful time.

A pre-paid funeral service is a contract that you sign with a funeral home or cemetery to pay for your funeral in advance. This can help to ensure that your funeral arrangements are taken care of and that your family will not have to worry about the cost of your funeral when you die.

There are two main types of pre-paid funeral services: trust-based and insurance-based. With a trust-based plan, you pay a lump sum of money to the funeral home or cemetery, and they hold the money in trust for you. When you die, the funeral home or cemetery will use the money to pay for your funeral. With an insurance-based plan, you pay premiums to an insurance company, and the insurance company will pay for your funeral when you die.

There are several benefits to pre-paying for your funeral, including Peace of Mind, Cost Savings, and Flexibility.

However, there are a few risks associated with pre-paid funeral services, such as the funeral home going out of business, the cost of funerals may go down, and the funeral home may not honor your plan.


Family Love Funeral Home will be able to assist you with choosing the right pre-paid funeral service that will best benefit your needs and budget.

For more information, please call us at 510-751-2008 or email us.