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Glossary of Types of Funeral Services


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When planning a service, you have many options available to you and we will do all that we can to provide a beautiful and respectful ceremony. No matter your choice, we can offer you a space to join with family and friends in grief, comfort and love. And above all, we will do our utmost to honor your loved one. We will be happy to go over all your options and answer any questions that you may have.  


BURIAL

Complete Funeral Service

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home to pay their respects to the deceased and offer condolences to their family.  Visitation provides time for sharing and remembrance and is followed by a funeral ceremony at a place of worship or in our chapel.  Following the funeral ceremony, the deceased is transported to the cemetery where he/she is placed in their final resting place.


Graveside Service

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home to pay their respects to the deceased, and condolences to their family.  Visitation* provides time for sharing and remembrance and is followed by a funeral ceremony at the cemetery or mausoleum.  Following the funeral ceremony, the deceased is placed in their final resting place.

*Graveside service can also be arranged without visitation


Memorial Service

Family and friends are invited to a ceremony for sharing and remembrance of the deceased at a time either before or after the deceased has been placed in their final resting place.  Free from the presence of a casket, our chapel or an alternative site can be arranged with photographs and personal items from the home.

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CREMATION

Complete Funeral Service

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home to pay their respects to the deceased and condolences to their family.  Visitation provides time for sharing and remembrance and is followed by a funeral ceremony at a place of worship or in our chapel.  Following the funeral ceremony, the deceased is transported to the crematorium for cremation.  Following the cremation, arrangements are made with the family for the return of cremated remains and a committal service where the deceased is placed in their final resting place.


Memorial Service

Family and friends are invited to a ceremony for sharing and remembrance of the deceased at a time either before or after the deceased has been placed in their final resting place.  Our chapel or an alternative site can be arranged with photographs and items from the home.


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