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 If Cremation:
• Would you like to use our chapel for a service prior to the cremation?
• What type of urn would you prefer (metal, wood, marble, ceramic, etc.)?
• What type of final resting place would you prefer for your loved one (choice of burial, above-ground niches or scattering of cremated remains)?
• Would you like other members of the family to be with your loved one in the future? This determines the size of the resting place.
Decisions to be made regarding burial of an urn:
• What type of memorial do you prefer (bronze or granite marker set flush with the ground or an upright memorial)?
• Would you like to protect your loved one’s urn with a concrete vault?
Decisions to be made regarding above ground niches:
• Would you like the niche to be inside a building or outside?
• What type of material would you like the niche
to be constructed from? Granite or bronze are choices for outdoor niches and marble or glass are choices for indoor.
Decisions regarding scattering:
• Would you like to be present for the scattering?
• Would you like a memorial to be placed in the area?
If Casket Burial:
• Would you like other members of the family to be with your loved one in the future? This determines the size of the lot.
• What type of memorial do you prefer (a marker set flush with the ground or an upright memorial)?
• Would you like to protect your loved one’s casket with a concrete vault
• What type of presentation would you prefer for the burial service — a tent canopy, chairs, mats leading to the grave, etc.?
If Casket Entombment:
• Would you like other members of the family to be with your loved one in the future? This determines the size of the crypt.
• What type of memorial package would you prefer?
Burial:
The cremated remains may be buried in an existing cemetery plot or a new plot may be purchased.
Inurnment:
The urn may be placed in a niche in an above-ground structure called a columbarium.
Scattering:
Cemeteries have scattering areas on their property. Please check local laws for scattering.
Keeping:
Many people prefer to have the urn at home with them.
What can we do with the cremated remains?
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