How to Pre-Plan a Funeral

Have the peace of mind that comes with planning a funeral in advance.

Planning your or your loved one's funeral in advance is the ideal way to remove the stress of decision making and planning at the-time-of-need. By clearly outlining your wishes for your funeral, memorial, or celebration of life, you will not depart leaving ambiguity in your wake, and you can spare your family trouble from a bunch of "ifs." Learn about your funeral options via the topics below. Then start creating your funeral plan with Funerals360's My Funeral Wishes.

Step 1Learn About Your Funeral Options

Knowing what your funeral options are is the first step in planning a funeral. You have many choices depending on your preference for burial or cremation. For example, you can choose a full service burial, simple burial, or green burial. Choosing cremation? Decide if a full service cremation, simple cremation, or body donation is the best option for you. Click the links below to learn about all these burial and cremation options.

Step 2Search & Compare Thousands of Funeral Vendors

Look no further - at Funerals360 you can find all the funeral professionals you need in one spot including funeral homes, cemeteries, florists, body donation organizations, and officiants. Get started searching for funeral services below.

Step 3Create and Share Your Funeral Plan

Make it easy for your family to know and follow your death-care and funeral wishes while ensuring you get the goodbye that best reflects you by filling out and sharing My Funeral Wishes, Funerals360's free pre-planning document.

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Step 4Save Favorite Articles, Resources, and Vendors

Login to save your preferred funeral professionals and favorite articles to your User Dashboard. Use informational resources like our state-by-state guide to end-of-life laws and veterans funeral guide, or use Funerals360's funeral price information to determine how much money you should set aside for final expenses.