A graveside service is exactly what it sounds like. These services are held at the gravesite prior to the burial of a casket or urn. They usually include a few final remarks, memories, or prayers. These services can be held before, after, or in place of a traditional indoor service. The appropriate services for the final arrangements of your loved one will depend on an array of factors. A graveside service may be the perfect way to bid farewell to your loved one.
A traditional graveside service may include a few remarks from loved ones or a religious leader. However, more unique methods may be employed to more effectively encapsulate the essence of the loved one you are honoring. In general, a graveside service can help to bring peace and give closure to those who are grieving the loss of their loved one. Here at Russon Mortuary & Crematory, our experts can help to provide superior guidance and planning for the graveside service of your departed loved one.
The graveside service you choose will likely depend on the burial method you have chosen. For example, if you or your loved one has decided on cremation, you may wish to hold a celebration of life ceremony in place of a graveside service. There are many options and many decisions that must be made.
A graveside service is just one of many services that you can implement when making final arrangements for your loved one. Whether or not you choose to hold a graveside service will depend on your wishes, or the wishes left by your loved one. You may wish to hold a graveside service in addition to or in place of a funeral service. You may even prefer to forgo the graveside service altogether. No matter what your wishes are, our experts will strive to ensure that you obtain the perfect funeral for your needs.