Prepay for funeral or memorial services

Plan for the Future

One way to ensure your final wishes around funeral costs are followed and to ease the financial burden for loved ones is to prepay.

Investigate available options and costs. Prepaying for these services can make things easier for your loved ones after you pass away. If you do not have a specific preference, choose an option that is accessible to them (nearby or pre-arranged) and affordable for you.

For more assistance with prepaying for these services, contact a local Funeral Home to learn more about pricing and packages.

Helpful Tips


There are several options for what happens to a body after a person passes away. Most people are familiar with cremation and burial, but other alternatives can be considered as well.

**For burials: **

  • Cemetery ground burial
  • Mausoleum above-grove burial
  • Lawn crypt entombment
  • Cremation with burial of ashes

**For cremation: **

  • Direct cremation
  • Urn kept at home
  • Scattering of ashes
  • Above-ground burial

**For other alternatives: **

  • Body preservation
  • Scattering/burial at sea
  • Alkaline hydrolysis

Personal Considerations


Have you prepaid for any funeral/final disposition services?


Make sure it is documented and your successors are aware or will be made aware easily.

Leave behind any instructions if your loved ones will have a selection of certain items to choose from so they can review this if you pass away.


Consider locking in the price of a funeral or memorial in advance.

Not only does this save money, but it can help your loved ones plan your funeral or memorial service in a timely manner.


If you have prepaid:

Make sure it is documented and your successors are aware or will be made aware easily.

Leave behind any instructions if your loved ones will have a selection of certain items to choose from so they can review this if you pass away.

If you have not prepaid:

Consider locking in the price of a funeral or memorial in advance.

Not only does this save money, but it can help your loved ones plan your funeral or memorial service in a timely manner.


Plan for the Future