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Old 05-15-2009, 03:38 AM
 
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Thank you very much for your suggestion.
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:49 PM
 
Location: Living on the Coast in Oxnard CA
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Honestly, the best way to find answers to these kinds of questions is to call one or two local funeral homes and ask them.
I am unable to rep you on this Squeezebox, Too many rep's for you from me I guess. Best answer so far. Ask those currently offering funeral services.
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Old 05-16-2009, 05:55 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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You can also pre pay for your final resting place. A word on that, not all mortuary services operate or own cemetaries.
We purchased a plot years ago through a major mortuary in L.A. The cemetary is part of the memorial park. One can make payments for this over time. You actually pick out the plot yourself (kind of morbid, but we did not want our kids to go through what we did when one of our parents died unexpectedly without stating provisions). At any rate, yes, you are purchasing a future need with today's dollars, so that's a benefit. The drawback is that if you later change your mind, you technically "own" this property and it is up to you to deal with it....the company will not purchase it back from you. BTW, what we purchased did not include service, casket, burial itself, etc.
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