If a family member passes away and hasn't left behind any wishes other than a desire to be cremated, you might find yourself a little intimidated by this process if you haven't previously been exposed to it. The good news is that the funeral director of your local funeral home can be a valuable resource for answering any questions and addressing any concerns that you may have about cremation services. You may find that this discussion with the funeral director calms any concerns you may have about your uncertainty regarding cremation. In advance of this meeting, here are some important things you may not know.
Family Members Can Attend The Cremation
There's no need to feel upset about the thought of your loved one going to the crematorium and being cremated alone. Just like it's important to be at the
You Don't Have To Keep The Remains
When many people think about cremated remains, they think of an urn of ashes sitting on the mantle. While many people find comfort in keeping their deceased loved one's remains close, others might find this idea unsettling. If you find yourself in the latter category, it's important to know that there are many options for you. You likely already know that remains can be scattered in a special area, but you can also have the urn buried in a cemetery or placed in a wall vault at the cemetery. In either case, the remains will be protected in a special place that you can visit to pay your respects in the future.
You Can Still Organize A Regular Funeral Service
Although many people who opt for cremation wish to have a memorial service or