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Consider Making a Bequest
A bequest is a gift made through your will to a person or an entity such as the Parish or School. Language for for three common types of bequests is provided below. Or contact our bookeeper Marlene Karpinski, 440-282-9103 ext. 116 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For gifting a specific dollar amount, for example, $10,000. Sample wording:
In gratitude for all God has given me, I give, devise and bequeath to St. Peter Parish, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44053, the sum of $________________ (or description of a specific piece of property.)*
For gifting a percentage of assets remaining in the estate after debts, taxes, expenses and specific bequests have been paid. Sample wording:
In gratitude for all God has given me, I give, devise and bequeath to St. Peter Parish, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44053, ________________ (state the fraction or percentage ranging from 1% to 100%, for example 20%) of the remainder of my estate after all debts, taxes, and family bequests have been paid.*
This bequest will take effect IF and ONLY IF those you have remembered in your will are no longer living when you pass away. Sample wording:
"If _________________________________________ (name or names) does not survive me, I give and devise the sum of $__________________________ (or description of a specific piece of property) to St. Peter Parish, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44053.
*Wording provided is merely suggested. Individual should consult legal counsel to write and/or adapt language to fit the personal situation of the individual.