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Category Archives: Pre-Planning

June 11, 2021

How to get the funeral you want

How to get the funeral you want

Some events only happen once in a lifetime. Graduations, weddings, and funerals are a few of these one-time occasions. That means the way the event is marked makes a lasting impression.

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May 10, 2021

The best insurance purchase you will ever make

The best insurance purchase you will ever make

Funeral insurance, not to be confused with final expense insurance, is the rare insurance product designed to cover a cost that you absolutely will incur. We all die in the end. So, how does it work?

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April 16, 2021

Five “to dos” when you hit 70

Five “to dos” when you hit 70

There are both some big questions to ponder and some little things to do to make life going forward easier.

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March 5, 2021

How should I prepare for my funeral preplanning meeting?

How should I prepare for my funeral preplanning meeting?

You may find it to be a more pleasant experience than you expected. What you are about to do is a final gift for those you love.

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August 7, 2020

Who Should Record my Funeral Wishes?

Who Should Record my Funeral Wishes?

In the end, leaving the finances to the financial planner, the will & estate planning to the attorney, and the funeral planning to the funeral home made the most sense for this woman.

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June 26, 2020

Preplanning Your Funeral in your 60’s

Preplanning Your Funeral in your 60’s

First, there is no down side to having your arrangements in place. If something new comes along or you change your mind about what you want, you can always make changes to your plan.

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September 28, 2016

A Little Peace of Mind

Do you or your spouse travel often? Have you ever wondered what you would or could do if suddenly met with the loss of that person while traveling?

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March 1, 2016

Under or Above Ground…Which is for you?

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Lately, I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking about the choices for funerals and memorials. Last week we discussed monuments, so naturally, this week we should have a chat about options for burial. There are numerous choices for both traditional (casketed) and cremation burials, indoors, outdoors, underground, above ground, public, private, and so on and so forth. …

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February 23, 2016

Rock On

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The first time I took my daughter to a cemetery, we had a brief conversation about their purpose while we were driving there. As soon as we arrived at the entrance, she looked around and declared, “Mommy, look at all of those rocks!

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Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 70 years.

Our five funeral homes in Lancaster County makes it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Downtown Lancaster
  • 414 East King St.
  • 717-393-9661
  • Charles F. (Chip) Snyder, Jr. Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. Mable Funeral Director / Supervisor
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