Different Methods for Funding a Funeral Service

By: Tom Gallagher
Friday, July 7, 2017

Funerals can be quite expensive, and families often have to scramble to find the funds to finance the ceremony. This can add to the stress and grief the families experience, especially if they don’t have enough money to give the decedent the funeral they wanted. There are a number of ways to fund a funeral service without breaking the bank and some of them are mentioned below:

1. Pre-Planning

This is one of the best ways to fund a funeral. Individuals can plan their funeral service well in advance and pay for it while they’re in good financial condition. This removes the burden from the shoulders of the family members and ensures the funeral is carried out according to the decedent’s wishes.

2. Government Sponsored Programs

Local government-run programs can provide some financial assistance to grieving families that need money for funerals. These programs are easy to find with a simple online search and can be immensely helpful in your time of need.

3. Asking Friends and Family

Most friends and family members are willing to help the grieving family as much as they can. You can contact all the close relatives and friends and explain the situation to them. Even small contributions can help ease the financial burden of the funeral. Don’t shy away from asking for help because there’s nothing wrong with relying on loved ones for support.

4. Try Crowd Funding

Crowd funding is a valid option if you’re still lacking for funds and need more financial support. It’s easy to set up a crowd funding account and promote it social media to get some funding from generous donors.

If you want to know more about funerals or want to plan one, don’t hesitate to call Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home for more information. 

Leave a comment
Name*:
Email:
Comment*:
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.

Comments

Please wait

Previous Posts

Can I Scatter Cremated Remains On My Own Property?

Many people turn to Greenwich CT Funeral Homes, like Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home, for pre-planning or cremation services. When a family decides to cremate a loved one, one of their primary con...

Where Can I Scatter Cremated Remains?

One of the most common concerns expressed by families that cremate a loved one is what they will do with the ashes. Scattering cremated remains in a meaningful site is a common practice, although i...

Do I Have To Use A Burial Vault For Burial?

Many people who have lost a loved one choose to have their ashes interred. While families plan and organize everything else, we at Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home have found that many people do no...

Special Ways To Remember A Loved One During The Holiday Season

Loved ones play a significant role in and shape every component of our lives. Humans are social creatures who form strong bonds with one another and suffer greatly when those bonds are lost. For th...

Is Live Streaming The Future Of Funeral Services?

We can now use modern communication mediums in a variety of ways. While children are attending school online, parents can work from home too. This gives us time and allows us to communicate with lo...

Coping With The Loss Of A Stillborn Birth Or SDS Child

The loss of a stillborn child or experiencing a stillbirth is a traumatic and devastating experience. In the coming days, weeks, and months, you could experience an overwhelming sense of shock...

How Can I Find Out About The Price Of Low Cost Funerals?

A common misconception about funerals is that the higher the price tag, the more cherished the deceased were by their loved ones in life. However, this isn’t the case. Low cost funerals could ...

Memorial Service Ideas For Families Who Choose Cremation In CT

If your family has opted for cremation in CT for a recently deceased family member, there are a variety of memorial service alternatives available. A memorial service is a ceremony held in memory o...

What Is Funeral Crowdfunding? | Fairfield Funeral Home

In America, passing away is a highly costly process. Funerals are likewise. You might not be aware of the full extent of how pricey they can be unless you've personally experienced the loss of a lo...

Information About Green Burials

We've come to expect certain things at a funeral in the United States, such as an elegant casket, many flowers, the deceased being embalmed, and other such rituals. But how important are those extr...