The reasons for choosing cremation are as varied and unique as the individuals selecting it. Some choose cremation because of their feelings towards the environment and land use; others select it to save money or religious beliefs. The reasons for considering cremation are a highly personal reflection of an individual’s beliefs and preferences. ... Continue Reading.
Religious positions vary widely regarding cremation. Some require it, others disallow or advise against it, and others take no position at all. Most, however, will allow you to decide. If you are unsure as to the position your religion embraces, please ask your clergy. ... Continue Reading.
NO, embalming is not required for cremation. We provide onsite refrigeration in which the deceased may be held for any necessary waiting period. Embalming, however, is necessary when a public ceremony involves a public viewing. Some families also elect embalming if there will be an extended delay between the time of death and an identification viewing. ... Continue Reading.
NO, A casket is not required for cremation. Most crematories will, however require a rigid, combustible, leak-proof covered container. This minimum requirement is also referred to as an Alternative Container, is required for sanitary reasons and allows a dignified manner in which to place the deceased into the cremation chamber. The type of cremation container or casket used is really a personal choice. ... Continue Reading.
YES, if you wish, you may witness the cremation casket or container being placed into the cremation chamber. You may even start the process if you desire. We simply ask that you inform us of your wishes in advance so we may schedule the cremation accordingly. ... Continue Reading.
YES. At our crematory only one cremation casket or container is cremated at a time. ... Continue Reading.
We have implemented a tracking system that assures the integrity of each cremation. We document the entire process from the time they arrive to the completion of the cremation. We also use a numbered Stainless Steel disk that accompanies the deceased throughout the process. ... Continue Reading.
We accept cash, check and major credit cards. ... Continue Reading.
Yes. Pre Planning services are one of the most loving things you can do for your family. This ensures your wishes are carried, which relieves the stress of making important decisions and locks in the price of your service and relieves your family of any financial burden. This easy process only takes a short time to complete. ... Continue Reading.