Why plan your funeral in advance?

Posted on February 28th, 2020
Posted by Allen McMullen under Funeral service, Preplanning
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The story below illustrates the benefits of preplanning your funeral. Also known as an “advance funeral plan”, “preneed”, or a “preplanned funeral”, it is one of the few things in life where you can pay today’s prices for a product and service you may not need for many years down the road, thus saving you  […]

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Who should record my funeral wishes?

Posted on February 21st, 2020
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There is a woman who once thought that she’d like to have a hologram made of her wearing an Obi-Wan Kenobi robe for her funeral. Her four sons grew up during the Star Wars era and similar to Obi-Wan, she would love to pass along the wisdom she acquired over her lifetime to those she […]

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When the soul leaves the body … reacting to a sudden unexpected death

Posted on February 14th, 2020
Posted by Allen McMullen under Dealing with loss, General
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Sometimes, if you are open to it, you can receive amazing information in the most unlikely ways.  For example, there was a driver who was taking a woman to the airport when she received the news that a family member had died. The woman gasped and her driver, who was from another culture, asked if […]

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Make Family the Foundation for Funeral Planning

Posted on February 7th, 2020
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There are two ways to take care of funeral planning: 1) you can plan your own funeral in advance or 2) your survivors can plan your funeral for you after your death. Regardless of when or who plans the funeral, the planning needs to begin from the inside out. It needs to start with your […]

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Who Will Take Care of My Funeral Plans?

Posted on January 31st, 2020
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It is not uncommon for people to ask themselves, “Since I never had any children, who will take care of my funeral plans?” That is all the more reason to preplan your own funeral! Each state has laws that say who will “own” your body when you die.  The “owner” is responsible for making and […]

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