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What is cremation

Cremation is the process of reducing a body to ashes through high-temperature incineration. It is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional burial, and there are a number of reasons why someone might choose it. For one, cremation is typically less expensive than a burial since it does not require the purchase of a casket or a plot of land. In addition, cremation offers more flexibility when it comes to final arrangements. The ashes can be scattered in a place that is significant to the deceased, or they can be kept in an urn or other type of container. Finally, many people appreciate the fact that cremation leaves a smaller environmental footprint than burial. Because it does not require the use of land or wood for a casket, cremation requires far fewer resources than a traditional burial. As a result, it is an appealing option for those who want to minimize their impact on the planet.

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The benefits of preneed cremation arrangements

When a loved one dies, the last thing you want to worry about is making funeral arrangements. Unfortunately, this is often the reality of the situation. At Advance Planning Specialists, our preneed cremation arrangements can take some of the burdens off of your shoulders by allowing you to plan ahead. Not only will this save you money, but it will also give you peace of mind knowing that your or your loved one’s final wishes will be carried out. In addition, preneed cremation arrangements can provide additional benefits, such as the ability to choose the type of urn or container you would like your loved one’s ashes to be placed in. As you can see, there are many advantages to preneed cremation arrangements. If you are facing the loss of a loved one, consider giving us a call, and we’ll make preneed arrangements to ease the burden on yourself and your family.

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Understanding Your Cremation Options

Start by thinking about what type of service, tribute or gathering will be meaningful to you and your family. For those who wish to tell their loved one’s story, a personalized life commemoration with scheduled visitation time and planned ceremonial events allows family and friends to visit, share memories and show support. Or you might prefer a private farewell for close family and friends to say their goodbyes.

Select a cremation casket or container
Available in a wide range of styles and prices, Batesville offers contemporary cremation products that are suitable for services with a viewing, or for a private farewell.

  • Dual disposition caskets – Providing dignity during a public visitation, dual disposition caskets are suitable for burial or cremation and can complement the life tribute designed for the ceremony.
  • Hardboard containers – New, modernized finishes are available for an improved appearance that reflects family preferences.
  • Alternative containers – Provides a simple, yet dignified, resting place for a loved one.

Choose a personalized memorial urn.
The selection of the urn typically complements the final placement. Urns are specifically designed for burial, niche, home placement, or for ceremonial scattering.

Consider personal keepsakes.
For family and close friends, keepsakes and jewelry provide a lasting memento that will remind you of your special relationship and time together.

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