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Understanding Cremation

The practice of cremation has been a part of many cultures and societies around the world for thousands of years. Yet, only in the past decade has the popularity of cremation in North America grown substantially.

As more people choose cremation services over traditional funerals, more questions about the process, history, and common practices have surfaced. This section of our website is intended to provide an overview of cremation and address any of the questions or concerns you may have.

If you require more information or would like to discuss further, don't hesitate to contact us at anytime.

Why Cremation is Preferred
Cremation is the preference of a growing number of families. This page suggests questions to ask once the cremation decision has been made.
The Crematory
It's important to learn about the crematory that will be involved in the final care of a loved one. This page provides a short history of modern crematories and an overview of our local crematory.
The Cremation Process
Before making cremation arrangements, it's important to fully understand the process of cremation. Here's where you can learn more about cremation and whether it's the right choice for you or a loved one.
History of Cremation
Found in both ancient and modern societies, cremation practices vary wildly due to changing social and economic forces. Visit this page to learn more about the history of cremation.
Frequently-Asked Questions
Here you will find the answers to some common questions about cremation and what's involved.
How to Scatter Ashes
A scattering ceremony can be a profoundly meaningful time of remembrance for friends and family. Learn how to scatter a loved one's ashes.