No one offers more options when planning a service than John A. Gentleman Mortuaries. There are many reasons for setting your wishes down on paper. You may have thoughts and ideas regarding the type of services for yourself but unless you share your wishes with others they may always wonder what you really wanted.
Relieving your family members of the burden of guessing what you would have wanted will give you the peace of mind knowing your wishes will be carried out and that your family will not be under any additional stress or uncertainty at the time of your death. Pre-planning is one of the most thoughtful things you can complete for your family.
The John A. Gentleman Mortuaries have made it easy to pre-plan. Our pre-planning counselors can assist you in your home or in one of our locations. You can also complete a planning guide online. The form is easy to complete and print out so you can share your plan with your family.
Always feel free to contact us any time with any questions you may have as you plan ahead. One of the great concepts with pre-planning is that you can always update your wishes. Reviewing your plan is a wise thing to do every couple of years.
There are many options regarding funding of the plan. Some families choose to place funds in a trust to guarantee family members will not be left with any financial hardship. There are various plans for pre payment to make it easy for you.
Our counselors are trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of funeral service options, this includes cremation, shipping to other states, memorial services as well as other specialized service sunique to your family's needs. They can assist you with your arrangements in your home, or in one of our offices, at any time that is convenient for you.
Practically every day we personally see the ease in which families are able to arrange services when they know what the deceased wished. It relieves the unanswered questions. A pre-planned service allows family members to focus on being together, not in planning the service. The value of pre-planning is so great that we offer this service free of charge and there is never any pressure.