The applicable burial services will likely be the first decision you must make when you handle the final arrangements for the loved one. This will include deciding whether to cremate or perform a traditional burial. Cremation is generally cheaper, though your particular preferences, religion, or culture may determine the type of burial service that is right for your situation. This decision will likely influence subsequent decisions regarding the ceremony or type of cemetery property.
A traditional burial offers multiple options for the funeral service. You will have to decide whether you wish to hold an open or closed casket service, which can result in the necessity of further decisions being made. Traditional burials are often preceded by traditional funeral services, though many different factors can be changed to ensure a funeral service that is as unique as the individual that it honors.
Cremation is another option for burial services. This process is often cheaper than traditional burial, as it doesn’t require the purchase of a casket, large cemetery property, or other expenses. It is also often undergone as it is better for the environment and doesn’t use the same chemicals that the embalming process requires. Additionally, cremation saves the space underneath the ground of the cemetery. This, among many other reasons, is why cremations are increasingly popular.
If you or your loved one has chosen a cremation, you may still want to consider obtaining a specific kind of cemetery property for the cremated remains. This can help to provide a permanent location for loved ones of the deceased to visit. It will also prevent accidental loss of the ashes due to moving or other problems. Here at Russon Mortuary & Crematory, our experts can provide you with excellent guidance regarding the burial services for your loved one.