Preparing for the Funeral
Cremation / Burial
Grief Resources - Dr. Alan Wolfelt
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Cremation has been apart of the human experience for a very long time, and is the preferred method of caring for a loved one in many parts of the world.
While we could recite statistics on the rising popularity of cremation in Canada, and other nations, they really won't mean very much to you. After all, who picks cremation just because everyone else is doing so?
People choose cremation because they believe it to be the right choice for them. It's as deeply personal of a decision as that of selecting burial. The decision could be based on:
If any of those reasons ring true for you and your family, then cremation may be the perfect alternative for your loved one.
You may wish to keep the remains at your home for a time, until you feel ready to let go of them, or when all family members can be present for a scattering ceremony.
Our professional Funeral Directors can advise you on unique ways to memorialize a loved one using the cremated remains, including the creation of art glass objects. We also offer a wide selection of cremation keepsake jewelry.
We can also recommend firms in the area that specialize in scattering the cremated remains at sea, or in the air.
Call us today to explore cremation options, and many creative ways you can memorialize a loved one either before or after the cremation has occured.
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