Seattle WA Funeral Service & Burial Arrangements: Pre-Planning Benefits
What Steps Are Involved?
We will meet with you to help you determine your needs. We will explain your options and guide you in establishing your own plans. You should find the advice of your family, clergy, and your funeral counselor especially helpful when considering the options. We will record vital information and guide you in gathering documents for the required forms. Next, you can select merchandise associated with the services you select. Finally, you may pay for the services and merchandise ahead of time through our generous funding program.
What Will the Pre-Arrangement Cost?
The cost is a matter of the options you chose, but whatever your choices, you will find significant value in our packages. All of your selections and options are featured in our itemized pricing guide. This guide provides factual information concerning each item and its pricing.
We believe strongly in the concept of saving loved ones from unnecessary emotional stress, painful decisions and financial burdens. Therefore, for those who share this philosophy we provide liberal financing. We have never refused anyone financing. We do not run credit reports. If someone wants to fulfill their responsibility to their families, we will provide an avenue for them to do so. We have programs that will be comfortable for virtually everyone.
Pre-Planning Advantages…Increasing Death Benefits
Every life is worth celebrating and every life has touched numerous others. The last chance any person has to make a statement to the people they love is through the planning of their own funeral service. The service can be as simple or as elaborate as you wish. The important thing is that your funeral service reflects your personal values and removes the burden from those you love. Perhaps the greatest message a pre-planned arrangement can make is to simply remove the uncertainty from the minds of the survivors. If you plan it yourself, it's the way you want it and no one has to wonder if they did the right thing.
Of course there are other practical benefits as well.
- It freezes costs at today's prices and provides for significant savings.
- It protects your assets including life insurance so they can be used as they were intended, to assist those you love with the resources needed to carry on without you.
- Pre-planning also reduces costs because it protects loved ones from engaging in emotional overspending.
- Preplanning allows people to ask intelligent probing questions that lead to smarter decisions.
Pre-planning allows for the opportunity to share your thoughts and decisions with family members in advance, in order to get input and opinions which are often unavailable during the rushed and hectic hours immediately following a loss.
How Can I Start Pre-Planning?
Our pre-planning staff member will meet with you at a time that is convenient, to assist you in recording your wishes. You choose everything you want for your funeral: the type of funeral service, casket, burial vault, cremation, music, and flowers. Important obituary information will be recorded. Once you have made your selections, we will explain the payment options that are available to you. A record of your selections will be kept on file at the funeral home.