Cremation does not limit, but in fact increases the options available. The options for ceremonies prior to or following the cremation can include the selection of a casket or an urn, visitation with the body present (or memorial visitation where the urn is the focal point), a display of photographs, personal effects and awards, the location of the funeral ceremony and selection of music.
The choice of cremation does not eliminate a funeral service. A funeral service followed by cremation need be no different than a funeral service followed by ground burial. Following the funeral service and cremation, the cremated remains are placed in an urn before being committed to a final resting place. The cremation urn may be buried, placed in an indoor or outdoor cemetery columbarium, or scattered where permitted by law.
We understand the value of our services and the importance of personalization, which is why all of our services can be arranged to meet a family's needs or wishes. Increasingly, we find that individuals want to create a service that reflects a more meaningful tribute.
Every service should be a memorable, warm reflection of the person who has died. Photographs, a special song, even a favorite tie or golf clubs, can be incorporated into the memorial service to make it more meaningful. Our funeral home also offers the following: