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Cremation Services

Cremation is an alternative to earth burial; it does not limit the funeral in any way. Should you choose cremation, you will still have the same options for memorialization that any other family has. We understand that cremation is a significant step in saying goodbye, and we provide all families and their loved ones with the utmost respect and care when providing cremation services.

 


 

Cremation does not include funeral or memorial services or a public viewing, but is meant to accompany them. Cremation can take place before or after services, depending on a family’s preference. We encourage families to hold a public or private gathering along with cremation. Coming together with family, friends and community to share in loss and to provide comfort and support is profoundly healing and allows people the chance to have closure and to pay their respects.

Below are some of the services available to you when you choose cremation.



Traditional Funeral

Families may still have a traditional service when they choose cremation, including a public viewing, funeral and procession. Cremation takes place after the funeral service.



Graveside Services and Burial

A loved one’s cremated remains can be buried in a traditional gravesite alone or with a loved one. Burial can be accompanied by a graveside service or after other services have taken place.



Scattering Ceremony

Spreading the cremated remains of a loved one in a private or public ceremony can be a beautiful way to say goodbye.



Keepsakes

Many people prefer to keep their loved one’s ashes close. We offer a wide selection of urns, jewelry, and other meaningful mementos to choose from.

Our funeral directors can guide you through your options and help you create a personalized service that honors the individual and meets the needs of your family.



Additional Cremation Resources:

Seeing is Relieving


How a Viewing Before Cremation Can Help Heal

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What to Expect When You Choose Cremation


If you are unsure of whether you’d prefer cremation for yourself, learning more about the process can be helpful in making a decision.

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