There is an old saying: The only things that are sure is “death and taxes.” This is ever so true, although people are finding many ways to avoid taxes. However, there is no avoiding of death. Death is sure to come, like it or not. Since this fact is known, smart people would do well if they took advantage of preplanning for their death. Death comes with its own list of expenses. More times than not, people are not as prepared as they thought. Family members are left to foot the bill. To avoid the burden placed on family members, people should begin to think about Preplanning Services.
One of the greatest gifts a person can leave for loved ones is to relieve them of the responsibility of taking care of final services. Usually, when a person dies, family members are overwhelmed with grief, and will not be thinking clearly. They will end up making decisions that they might regret later. Of course, at that point, it will be too late. If a person has specific wishes as to how his or her final services should be rendered, preplanning is the best way to go.
Mortuaries are now offering preplanning services to help people decide what they want for their final curtain call. Expenses will have to be accounted for. Will there be a cremation, or a traditional burial? Shall there be a wake, or will everything take place in one day? If there is to be a traditional burial, how much money is to be spent on the coffin? Other expenses that may be incurred include, but are not limited to, the usage of family limousines for transportation to the church and cemetery, the cost of the burial plot and the minister’s fees.
Leppert Mortuary & Crematory Services has been offering families the benefit of all funeral services, including preplanning services, for over 40 years in the Carmel, Indiana and Indianapolis, Indiana areas. The mortuary provides various options such as cremation, funeral, burial and celebration of life. The mortuary also offers special services for veterans.