Why do people prearrange and/or pre-finance funerals?
It helps remove some of the burden placed on the survivors by the death of a family member. Many questions about funerals can be answered in advance. For most people this gives assurance of a funeral that best represents their personal beliefs.

We carefully record and file all preferences and wishes that are requested. When actual funeral arrangements must be made in the future, this record serves as the guideline. Many families decide to pre-finance their funerals with us by setting up a funeral trust and depositing money into it.

Funeral planning CHOICES pre-need funding programs are operated by the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association (NJSFDA) and managed by a knowledgeable and professional staff, a certified public accountant, and a Board of Trustees made up of NJSFDA member funeral directors.

Funeral planning CHOICES programs were created for the sole purpose of safekeeping consumers’ prepaid funeral monies.

The New Jersey Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund, which is the premier funding product in New Jersey, and one of the largest funeral trust funds in America. It offers families a simple, safe and dependable way to pre-fund funerals