Pre-Planning


Pre-planning can provide you, as well as your family, a cherished peace of mind. By organizing your funeral needs in advance, overwhelming decisions that your family will have to face can be eliminated. This allows for the focus to be on their loss and in celebrating your life. Being able to control your arrangements ensures that there won't be financial worries left for your loved ones.

Thousands of family members have entrusted their funeral plans with The O'Donnell Funeral Home in Salem and the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home in Danvers. We offer you complete funeral and cremation services advance planning while locking in today's price for your selection. As designated by Massachusetts law, all pre-need funds are placed into an inflation protected insurance policy or Funeral Trust Account and by designating the funeral policy as "Irrevocable," the funds are exempt from Medicaid. Not only are payment plans available to most individuals, but should you move out of the North Shore area, your pre-funded funeral plans may be transferred to another funeral home in your new location.

Our family of advanced care planniers will guide you through all of the choices to made at one of our two locations or in the comfort of your own home. Please call 978-744-2350 or 978-774-6600 to ask any questions or establish an appointment with one of our professional advance planners. We can meet with you 7 days a week at your convienience.

Thank you for considering our family of funeral homes.