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Funerals fill an important role for those mourning the loss of a loved one. By providing surviving family and friends with an atmosphere of care and support in which to share thoughts and feelings about death, funerals are the first step in the healing process. It is the traditional way to recognize the finality of death. Funerals are recognized rituals for the living to show their respect for the dead and to help survivors begin the grieving process.
You can have a full funeral service even for those choosing cremation. Planning a personalized ceremony or service will help begin the healing process. Overcoming the pain is never easy, but a meaningful funeral or tribute will help.
The funeral home will help coordinate arrangements with the cemetery.
You might choose a ground burial of the urn. If so, you can choose to purchase either a bronze or granite memorial or monument. Cremation niches in columbariums are also available at Serentiy Memorial Gardens. Columbarium offer the benefits of above-ground placement of remains.
Serenity Memorial Gardens does not allow the scattering of cremated remains. If you wish to have your ashes scattered somewhere, it is important to discuss your wishes to be scattered ahead of time with your funeral home professional. Again, it is advisable to check for local laws and regulations regarding scattering in a public place.
Yes, fees apply — You may be able to save a grave space by having the cremains buried on top of the casketed remains of your spouse, or utilize the space provided next to him/her There are some specific burial spaces within the gardens that allow for spousal cremated remains to be interred in a single grave space.
There are several options available, including: