Funeral Planning, also commonly known as Pre-Planning or Pre-Arranging, is simply taking care of the funeral service details before the need arises. There are many advantages to Pre-Planning a funeral.


Thinking about Pre-Planning your own funeral or the funeral of a friend or loved one, leaves most people feeling a little uneasy. Today more and more adults are finding that Pre-Planning their own service or the service of their loved ones offer a great number benefits, both emotionally and financially. With Pre-Planning families find comfort in knowing that the funeral reflects what their loved one wanted. It also gives them peace of mind to not have to make important decisions at a stressful time.


The Moore Funeral Home has Funeral Planning Counselors on staff that are licensed and accredited to assist all families with their Pre-Planning needs.


We can provide families with guidance in Pre-Planning and/or Pre-Funding Funeral Plans, as well as assistance with Funeral Plans for Medicaid Qualification. Funeral Planning consultations may be held at a family’s home, the funeral home or in a group setting.


When considering Pre-Arranging a funeral service, please call us. One of our experienced and compassionate funeral directors can walk you through the Pre-Arrangement process.

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Reasons/Benefits to Pre-arrange

Reasons/Benefits to Pre-arrange

  • It allows you to personalize your funeral and make it a celebration of your life.
  • It provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones in that your expressed wishes will be carried out.
  • It helps eliminate emotional overspending from grief or guilt.
  • It can help relieve you and your family from the future financial burden of rising funeral costs by making sure there is a financial plan in place.

Steps to Pre-arranging

Step 1: Gathering Life Memories


Gather all the unique details about your life that make you special to your loved ones. This includes information about your family, your life, and your career, as well as hobbies and special interests that you may have.


Step 2: Planning the Arrangements


Discuss and select the type of service that you would like to have to celebrate your life. This includes making decisions regarding options such as burial or cremation, the type of casket or urn, the services you want, as well as other details.


Step 3: Funding the Funeral


Explain the costs of the funeral service selected and explore the funding options available to help reduce the financial and emotional burden on your family. There are several options available to Pre-Fund the funeral service..


What other Pre-Planning documents should I consider?

  • A Power of Attorney
  • A Health Initiative Power of Attorney
  • A Will
  • A Living Will
  • A Funeral Agent

The Moore Funeral Home is a third generation family owned and operated, full service funeral home. At The Moore Funeral Home we believe in paying personal and meticulous attention to each and every detail of your funeral.

The Moore Funeral Home

54 West Jamaica Avenue

Valley Stream, NY 11580

Phone: (516) 825-0036

Fax: (516) 825-2168

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