Burial Vs. Cremation--A Complete Guide to the Options
Why are more and more people choosing cremation? There are many factors, including:
When choosing cremation as a part of your pre-planned arrangements, important considerations should be given to a few specific issues.
How are cremation services different from regular burial services? They're not. Services with cremation are the same as with earth burial, unless you prefer something different. It's your choice to makeyour funeral, if you will.
Whatever you choosecasket and burial or cremationfamily and friends need time to grieve and to say good-bye. This is the reason for funeral servicesto support the living through the pain and loneliness of loss to acceptance and resolution.
Cremation and burial offer the same services, including music, prayers, and recitations of your choice. You can having viewing and visitation arrangements, with an open or closed casket (or no casket at all) for as long or as short a period as you wish.
Here are a few other services and options for your funeral or memorial service:
Reception for Family and Friends
Your local funeral director can assist you with these arrangements.
Memorial or Prayer Service