If a death occurs at home there are a number of people who should be contacted as soon as possible:
If a death occurs in hospital or at a private nursing home, contact the funeral director.
Some people wish to make provision for their own funeral. This enables decisions to be made in a calm environment without the emotional upset which may occur when a death takes place.
Payment is guaranteed to cover the funeral director’s costs specified in the Purchase Agreement. Disbursements (i.e. cemetery fees, newspaper insertions, church fees, etc) which are outside the
control of the funeral director may incur additional expense if these costs increase at a rate greater than inflation - the next-of-kin or the deceased’s estate would be required to pay the