Many people are choosing to prepay and prearrange their funerals. This is to save their families from unnecessary stress, decision-making and cost concerns. This thoughtful consideration allows you to choose the service you want and can be as detailed or as simple as you would like.
Our experienced team will guide you through the decision making process to ensure your farewell is a fitting tribute. We are always available to answer any questions or queries you may have regarding preplanning.
Prepaying your funeral alleviates two of the burdens bestowed upon your family. These are: your wishes and the funeral expenses. By prepaying your funeral, we record the type of service you would like together with the family information required by Births Deaths & Marriages for the death registration. We calculate the fixed costs at today’s prices.
When you prepay your funeral with William Farmer, your funds are invested into a funeral bond at a Friendly Society as per the Prepaid Funeral Act in Victoria, ensuring your funds are secure. These funds earn bonuses annually which offsets inflation. You may pay for the funeral in full, or you may choose to prepay your funeral by instalments.
A prearranged funeral allows you to record your funeral wishes together with the family information required by Births Death & Marriages for the death registration. These arrangements are held on file until needed. Although your funeral is not prepaid, this option allows for your estate to bear the costs of the funeral. You can be assured that all information is correct, and your wishes are carried out. This option will relieve your family from any additional stress during a difficult time.
Should you require our services, we are available to meet with you and your family in one of our offices or your home.