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3 Funeral Pre-Planning Mistakes to Avoid August 21, 2019

Mount Washington, Cincinnati
3 Funeral Pre-Planning Mistakes to Avoid, Cincinnati, Ohio

If you’re considering funeral pre-planning, you should take advantage of all the perks. Funeral pre-planning gives you complete control and ensures your family will meet your last wishes. It considerably benefits your family as well by taking the burden of planning a funeral while grieving off of them. Make sure to avoid these common pitfalls while you’re preparing at the funeral home.

Common Funeral Pre-Planning Mistakes

1. Focus on Fulfillment, Not Price

Don’t let cost deter you from choosing the funeral home, casket or urn, and after-life services you want. Ultimately, paying now is much cheaper than paying future inflated prices, so anything you purchase is a deal. You will also set unique specifications, so spend the money to get what you want.

2. Forget About the Survivors

A primary aspect of pre-planning funeral homeis taking care of your surviving family. You’re removing a significant financial burden by paying now and are ensuring they’re covered when the day comes. Secure a ride to the funeral home and burial site for them and cover foodservice costs for the reception. You should alleviate as much stress as possible, so they focus on celebrating your life and healing after you pass.

3. Not Educating Yourself

Funerals aren’t a common topic for most people, so you should educate yourself before visiting the funeral home. Carefully weigh burial and cremation services to see what you prefer, and look into coffins and urns. Consider cemeteries in the area or places you want your ashes scattered. It’s helpful to look at photos of funeral services if you aren’t sure what decor you desire. Funeral home staff will be happy to assist.

 

If you want to explore funeral pre-planning further, TP White & Sons Funeral Home can assist. Based in Cincinnati, OH, this family-owned business is proud to serve its clients and offer a broad scope of affordable funeral services. Their compassionate team will work closely throughout the planning process and can also direct you to grief and guidance services after. Call (513) 231-7150 to schedule a consultation and visit their website to learn more about their funeral home.

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