Funeral Alternatives & Choosing Cremation
Cremation rates are on the rise with many families now selecting this and other funeral alternatives over traditional casket burial funerals. While there are many reputable Niagara funeral homes, none can match the level of care and progressive approach to funeral service that our funeral establishment does. In doing so we are able to help families by providing alternatives to a traditional funeral home that meet the needs and budgets they are seeking. Whether it be a modified version of a traditional service or create a service that focuses less on religious customs.
Cremation is one such way this is accomplished. Throughout this page you will find more information and greater detail about the benefits of cremation. Below are the four most popular reasons why more Niagara families are choosing cremation as their method of disposition.
Basic Funerals and Cremation Choices
The cost of a cremation service is often far less than that of a traditional funeral and burial service, when taking into account there's a reduced cost of a casket available and not having to purchase a full earth grave or crpyt in a mausoleum.
Cremation Can Include Elements of Funeral Service
It is not uncommon for some families to have the cremated remains in the urn at the time of the service. Some families opt for a service with the casket present (funeral service) prior to the cremation process has taken place or afterward (memorial service/celebration of life) or hold a service at the niche or earth grave (graveside service) when placing the urn at the cemetery.
Cremation is considered a more environmentally friendly funeral alternative. It has less of an impact on the environment than other methods of disposition. You can also be sure that concern for the environment ranks high among many who choose cremation. Casketed and embalmed remains take up cemetery space and can pollute the ground water but many still question the amount of atmospheric pollution created by the cremation process.
Easier to Arrange
Our cremation services include services that are often held right after the deceased passes away, a cremation service does not require the same time frame. Once the cremation has been completed, the family can take their time to plan a meaningful ceremony to honor their loved one. Cremation also allows a family the flexibility they may need in considering all of their options in planning and preparing for a memorial service or celebration of life.
Are You Ready to Talk about Cremation?
We want you to know that no matter your reasons for choosing cremation, we're here to help you explore your options. When you're ready or have more questions about all of your available cremation options, give us a call to set an appointment or simply drop by our office. You can also send us an email via our online contact us form. All information is available at no cost or obligation.
Mathisen, Tyler, "Cremation is the Hottest Trend in the Funeral Industry".
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