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Cooperative Funeral Fund Enters the Illinois Market

February 15, 2010

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Cooperative Funeral Fund Enters the Illinois Market

imageCooperative Funeral Fund, a preneed trust management company today announced that it has expanded its territory to include the state of Illinois. In February, Cooperative Funeral Fund (CFF) officially added Illinois funeral homes to its client list.

?I am pleased to be able to offer a safe place for beleaguered funeral directors of Illinois. They have certainly gone through a difficult time with National Prearranged Services (NPS) and the state association trust.? said Mark Mannix, President and CEO, who founded the company over 20 years ago. Cooperative Funeral Fund offers both trust and insurance products. Trust funds are invested in United States Treasury bonds that are held to maturity. United States Treasury bonds are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

Cooperative Funeral Fund manages the investment, accounting, compliance and payout of preneed funds. The company has enjoyed significant growth since its inception in 1989 and continues to grow and expand its territory. CFF serves more than 700 funeral homes in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Illinois.

CFF is registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as an Investment Advisor. For more information please contact www.cffinc.com or call (800) 336-1102.