Pre-planning provides peace of mind for everyone involved. A carefully pre-planned service can be the most comforting to your family; it spares them from having to face decisions that can be both emotionally and financially difficult at the time of death.
Fewer Family Concerns
Give your family the lasting peace of mind that comes with knowing they have acted in accordance with your wishes. Planning your own funeral and making pre-arrangements can be as simple or as detailed as you wish. You can make the selection of the services, casket, music, etc. or simply record the information that will be needed for legal forms and other paperwork.
Another reason to pre-plan is to ensure that your family will receive all of the benefits for which they are entitled.
It is important that all of your personal records, including bank account numbers, investment information, insurance policy numbers and location of important papers be accessible to your family in the event of a death. All of this and your personal wishes for your funeral can be recorded in a Personal Arrangement Guide booklet that we provide free of charge. This ensures that the protection you worked and planned for, will be received by your beneficiaries when they need it most.
Time to Consider Your Options
You and your family will have time to research your options and make well-informed decisions, without feeling rushed.
At Affinity, we offer the area’s widest variety of payment plans and will tailor a plan that allows you to plan for tomorrow within your budget.
A Sense of Accomplishment
You’ll feel good knowing that your pre-arrangements are made and on file. When the time of need arises, a call to our funeral home will enable us to proceed with what was planned. If you have already made arrangements with another funeral home, but would now prefer Affinity, we have a transfer program that ensures your initial decisions are kept intact at Affinity.
For further information about pre-planning, transfer of an existing plan, or for answers to your questions, simply give us a call, or complete and return the form below. (And, of course, there is no cost or obligation.)
1. Guaranteed Price
All funeral home service charges and merchandise items are price guaranteed as per the terms of our “Complete Care” preneed contract.
2. Significant Savings
You decide today what type of arrangements you want and how much you want to spend, at a time when decisions will be made calmly and intelligently. This avoids emotional overspending.
3. Security & Protection
The code of Virginia requires that your funds be placed with a state approved third party. This protects your funds for the future. In addition by being irrevocable your funds are protected from Medicaid regulations.
You can make preneed funeral arrangements in our funeral home or in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Furthermore we offer the area’s widest selection of plans to make sure your planning for tomorrow fits into your budget today.
5. No Health or Age Restrictions
By having the area’s widest range of plans we can offer Affinity Complete Care preplanning to everyone regardless of their age or health.
In the event you move from our neighborhood, your preneed funeral contract is transferable. We work with you to find a firm in your new home that will accept the plan.
7. Work with our directors not sales people
Many firms, especially those that are owned by large corporations, employ commissioned sales people to work with preneed families. At Affinity, however, you work with our funeral directors, who receive no type of special consideration based on what you spend. This creates a relaxed, stress-free environment in which you get what you really want.
8. A Final Gift for them, Peace of Mind for you
Spare your family the emotional stress of making decisions during a difficult time. A preneed funeral arrangement records your exact wishes – consider it the final gift for those you love. With that gift, which they will greatly appreciate someday, will come Peace of Mind for you. For you have made sure your death will not create a financial burden for those you love.
When you prepay, you can lock in today’s prices. Our funeral director will explain each payment method and investment option available, and will help you make a decision that best suits you and your family.
When you prepay, your estate will owe nothing on funeral expenses. More of your assets and life insurance proceeds will go directly to your family.
Save the Amount You Need
Once you gain an understanding of all the costs involved, you can earmark a portion of your savings to cover those costs.
Fewer Last-minute Expenses
When you plan in advance, your family is less likely to incur additional expenses at the time of the funeral.
See What Others Have to Say
“The family who own this funeral service are phenomenal. It was so difficult to plan a funeral for my father who passed, but the owner and his daughter made everything go seamlessly.
They were experienced (they previously owned two funeral homes in a different area), sensitive, courteous, respectful, and accommodating, and my family and I could not have been more touched by their help.
They never tried to upsell anything. But they provided a doorman for the day of the funeral, which was unexpected but a gracious touch. I wish I could leave 10 stars for this business.”
– Sandra P.
“Staff was professional and kind. The staff was especially detailed oriented, paying attention to even the most minor details.
The atmosphere was comforting during my husband’s memorial and I can’t thank them enough for being there in my most difficult time.”
“Had my father cremated and had his memorial service here. Cannot say enough about how wonderful they were during a very difficult time. Facility is beautiful, team is so knowledgeable, prices are fair and no sales pressure whatsoever.”
– Brittany A.
Affinity Funeral Services
Family Owned and Operated
At Affinity Funeral Service, we are proud to be family-owned and operated. We are committed to comforting families in their time of loss and meeting their needs in the most professional and compassionate way.
To serve families in their time of need is a privilege; when families call us, they trust us in a unique and sacred way. In other words, a call to our family firm forms a special covenant, which we pledge to honor by serving others with our utmost effort, compassion, and integrity.
We aim to serve the Greater Richmond Area and surrounding counties by providing a service that honors the life of a loved one. From the simplest burial and cremation services to complete traditional and non-traditional funerals, Affinity Funeral Service can assist families with any and all decisions.
Our staff is well equipped to help you and your families deal with any type of life insurance that your loved one may have had. Whether you choose to fund funeral expenses or not through a life insurance policy, we promise to assist you in ensuring that the appropriate documentation for each policy is taken care of.