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Planning Ahead

Pre-Planning or Pre-Arranging for your funeral means that you pre-plan for the inevitable part of life - your own death or the death of a loved one. Although no one really wants to think about dying, we all realize that it is an eventuality that we ought to be prepared for and when you Pre-Plan or Pre-Arrange your funeral you provide peace of mind for yourself and your loved ones at a time that you are not under any duress or time constraints and you may make educated choices.

In the Pre-Planning or Pre-Arranging process, we will assist you in filling out basic information about you and your final wishes. Biographical information gathered during this process is needed to complete necessary forms. Such information includes; name, address, place of birth, date of birth, social security number, father's name, mother’s maiden name, education, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, spouse’s maiden name, occupation, place of work and location, veteran’s status (DD-214 or equivalent), type of disposition and place of disposition. One may also want to discuss the costs of one’s final wishes at such time a current general price list will be given to you and reviewed. Continuing with the Pre-Planning or Pre-Arranging process we would complete an itemization statement of merchandise and service costs. Items included could be for a direct cremation, direct burial, local transfer of remains to funeral establishment, preparation of remains, arrangements, supervision, use of facilities, livery (vehicles), merchandise (casket, alternative container, and outer interment receptacle), additional services and merchandise and cash advances (death certificates, cemetery/crematory charges, church and clergy. Once the forms are completed, we will keep a copy for you and we suggest that you keep a copy of the plan in a safe place. We also suggest that you inform a family member, or close friend where the plan can be found. There is no financial obligation for this service, we are happy to provide this for you at Chopyak-Scheider Funeral Home facilities or in the comfort of your own home.

Please call us at Chopyak-Scheider Funeral Home to let us know how we can assist you with your pre-planning needs 607-797-4612.

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