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- Bereavement Services
Cremation services are as unique and personal as the person you are honoring which is why we offer several innovative, customizable options. We have a dedicated "Cremation Options" area with over 50 memorial urns, keepsake jewelry, and ceremonial containers on display. Offering families the opportunity for personalization helps create a more memorable and meaningful tribute.
Visitation or Gathering
Visitations play an important role in the healing process. It provides a time for family and friends to gather, share memories and to show their support for one another. The ceremonial container or memorial urn may be present with memorabilia items and pictures displayed. Visitations can be facilitated at a church, funeral home, or personal residence and usually precede some type of service.
A memorial service is held when the family does not desire to have a traditional service. When this option is selected, the casketed remains are not present. If you choose, the cremated remains may be present in the memorial urn of your choice, which can be personalized if desired. Memorial services may be held at a church, the funeral home or other setting of your choice.
This option is available to families who do not want a memorial service or visitation. After the completion of the necessary authorizations, the cremation is performed and the cremated remains are returned to the family. You may select a memorial urn in which to place the cremated remains for your retention, scattering or burial.
Families who choose cremation have the option of selecting a memorial urn in which the cremated remains would be placed. Our "Cremation Options" area has a wide variety of memorial urns, most of which can be inscribed with personal text such as names and dates, a favorite picture or hobby or a custom design. For a more personal touch, keepsake jewelry and keepsake urns are available if you wish to keep a small portion of cremated remains with you at all times.
Ceremonial / Alternative Containers
Ceremonial containers are designed to be suitable in appearance for visitation and service. They are constructed of environmentally friendly materials which make them also suitable for the cremation process or, if you prefer, a rental casket can be utilized. Alternative containers are used when a visitation or service will not take place prior to the cremation. They are simple, inexpensive containers that provide an enclosure for the remains throughout the cremation process.
The final disposition of the cremated remains can take place several ways. Burial in a family plot or placing the memorial urn in a niche is most common. You may also wish to scatter the cremated remains. A complete scattering is possible or a partial scattering is an alternative. If partial scattering is chosen a portion of the cremated remains would be retained by the family.
Scattering at sea
Scattering at sea is another option to consider and we offer both attended and unattended scattering. If attended, we arrange for up to six family members to accompany us on our own private foot vessel. The scattering can be performed in the Atlantic Ocean (weather permitting) or the Indian River Bay area. If unattended is preferred, our staff will respectfully facilitate the scattering and you will be provided a certificate showing the exact coordinates, date and time of the scattering.