Cremation is chosen by many people now days. The reasons are many: more natural, earth friendly, for religious reasons or simply philosophical.
There are basically two types of cremation. The first is known as a “Direct Cremation” where the funeral director picks up the deceased and takes them to the crematory to be cremated in an alternative container. No ceremony is performed. The ashes are returned to the next of kin. A memorial service may be held at any time and any place to memorialize the deceased. The ashes can be scattered or stored in an urn or keepsake. They can also be interred at a cemetery with marker.
The other type of cremation is where the same events take place as if you were having a traditional funeral service. The only difference is, at the end of the service the deceased is taken to a crematory instead of the cemetery. Here again, the ashes will be returned to the next of kin and can be scattered, stored or interred.
- Traditional funeral services with viewing prior to cremation.
- Direct cremation service package with memorial service and visitation.
- Direct cremation without a ceremony.
If you are considering cremation, it is important that you are aware of the choices available to you. There are many ways to personalize a service and memorialize your loved one.
Please contact us for a complete description of services and merchandise. There is a wide selection of affordable urns and keepsake items available.
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