When planning cremations services, you have many options as to how simple or elaborate you want them to be. The simplest cremation you can choose for your loved one is to have direct cremation with no cremation services, and their cremated remains returned to you in a container provided by the funeral home.
However, you have just lost someone you love very much. You want their memory honored and be able to have a part of them with you always. Our funeral home offers many different kinds of products that can help you memorialize your loved one in a way that reflects their special place in your life.
One of the cremation services products that we offer are urns. Urns come in many different sizes and designs, and most can be personalized for your loved one. Larger urns are available for the bulk of your loved one’s cremation remains, but portions of them can also be put into smaller keepsakes so that all your immediate family members can have their own remembrance.
There are two types of urns available: indoor and outdoor. Indoor urns are meant to be kept inside, while outdoor urns are made out of materials that will hold up to underground burial or storage in a columbarium niche. Your funeral director can help you get the right type of urn for your loved one’s cremation remains.
When it comes to choosing an urn for your loved one, you can think about the things in life that meant the most to them or that are most emblematic of who they were. For example, if your loved one was a military veteran, you might choose an urn and keepsakes that have the stars and stripes of the American flag on them along with a bald eagle, the nation symbol of the United States.
Did you know that you can have some of your loved one’s cremation remains put into an urn for safekeeping or burial, and the rest put into a scattering tube to be scattered or a biodegradable urn to be buried at sea? Your funeral director can guide you through the urn selection process, no matter how you want to use your loved one’s cremation remains.
If your loved one’s urn is going to be buried underground, you will need an urn vault. Almost all cemeteries now require vaults for underground burials, whether the burial is a casket or an urn.
For urns, an urn vault serves two purposes. First, it protects the urn from potential damage from heavy equipment that is used to maintain cemeteries. Second, it keeps the ground around the burial site from sinking, which keeps the ground in the cemetery stable and pristine.
Another cremation services product that our funeral home provides is cremation jewelry. Cremation jewelry is wearable jewelry that contains a small portion of your loved one’s cremation remains. Whether it is a necklace, a ring, or a bracelet, cremation jewelry can keep your loved one close to you all the time, providing comfort and solace at those times when you’re missing them most.
There are many kinds of cremation services products for you to choose from. These are just a few of them. Your funeral director will provide you with all the details about each product that is available, so that you can remember your loved one in a way that is unique and that is special.