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Nobody likes to think about the prospect of dying, and not everyone likes to plan ahead, especially not for something like their own funeral service. However, there are many different reasons why you should choose a pre-paid funeral to outline your final wishes before you pass away, which is what we are going to discuss during this latest blog post.

You Can Protect Yourself From Rising Costs

As each year goes on, the cost of a funeral continues to increase. However, planning and paying for your funeral is a way to completely avoid the increasing costs. Different pre-paid funeral plans can also let you decide exactly what is right for your budget. You choose to pay for the funeral service up front or make periodic payments over a certain amount of time. So, when it comes to paying for your funeral you can rest assured know that you got a deal at today’s prices.

Your Final Wishes Can to Be Honoured

Most people like to feel entirely in control when it comes to making decisions that affect their own lives, and this can sometimes extend to end of life depending on your personal preferences. While nobody can predict when the time of death will come, many people like the comfort of knowing that their final wishes will be honoured.

It Can Ease The Burden On Your Family

If your family are not aware of your final wishes when you pass away, then they will be faced with making difficult decisions in a time already filled with emotional distress. Will they know whether you would like a coffin or an open casket? Will they know how much to spend on your funeral service? You can help them avoid this additional stress by pre-planning your funeral service.

You Can Ask The Right Questions

When you are talking to a funeral director about pre-planning your own funeral, it means that you can ask them any questions that you want about the service. If you are unsure on what the best type of funeral hymns are or whether music should form a part of your service at all then a funeral director can help guide you into making that decision.

You Can Shop Around

When you take your time to plan your own funeral, it means that you can shop around for the right deal to ensure that you have found the right funeral director. This means you can rest assured knowing that when you pass away you and the time comes for your funeral, you have a team in place that will honour your last wishes.

Because Life Is Unpredictable

Even if you approach your life with the very best intentions, you really don’t know what’s in store. This is precisely why it is such a good idea to pre-plan your funeral service. It also means that if you do choose to pre-plan your wishes, then you can also discuss this with your close family and friends and explain just how you want the service to be.

Why You Should Choose S. Stibbards & Sons

At S. Stibbards & Sons, we help you decide what the best type of service is, and spend time getting to know you to ensure everything is organised just the way you want it to be for when the time comes for your funeral service to take place.

Everything matters to us just as much as it matters to you, and we pride ourselves on honouring everyone’s wishes when it comes to a pre-paid funeral plan. We are here to make things more bearable and support you along the way. Our friendly and compassionate team are committed to setting the very highest standards, no matter what type of funeral service you would like.

If you decide to choose S. Stibbards & Sons, we will arrange a time to come and visit you to discuss pre-planning your funeral. Our friendly and compassionate team of professionals will then be able to talk you through all of the different funeral options and plan a service that truly represents your personality and character.


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