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What Are the Benefits of Cremation Services?

Published: January 4, 2023

Cremation services often cost less than traditional burial services since they don't require a casket or plot. This makes cremation an ideal option for families who are on a budget but still want to honor their loved ones in the most respectful way.

According to the Funeral and Memorial Information Council, over 45% of adults 40 years old or older have talked to their friends and family about how they want to be remembered during their memorial service. If you're in the process of discussing memorial services with the people close to you, consider the benefits of cremation services. Cremation is a popular option that can help preserve your memory for your loved ones.

Affordability

Cremation services often cost less than traditional burial services since they don't require a casket or plot. This makes cremation an ideal option for families who are on a budget but still want to honor their loved ones in the most respectful way.

Flexibility

Cremation provides more flexibility with the memorial service. You can hold the ceremony in any location, such as a park or beach, and you have more options when it comes to selecting decorations and other touches that help create a memorable event.

Eco-Friendliness

When you choose cremation, you help the environment. Cremation services do not require a plot of land as traditional burials do. This helps reduce your carbon footprint and leaves a positive impact on the planet. You can also choose to pair your ashes with a planted tree or another natural memorial.

Simplicity

Cremation services simplify all aspects of a memorial service. You don't have to worry about choosing a casket, arranging for transportation of the deceased, or selecting burial clothing. All you need to do is choose an urn and, if you so choose, scatter the ashes in a meaningful location. Urns can be kept in a home or buried as well, providing families with a physical reminder of their loved one.

Compassion

When you choose cremation services, you are showing your loved one's memory the utmost respect and compassion. Cremation allows you to honor the deceased in a meaningful way while also preserving their memory for generations to come.

Memorialization

Cremation provides more options for memorializing your loved one. You can display the urn in a prominent location or create special pieces of jewelry that contain some of their ashes. If you choose to scatter the ashes, you can also make a plaque or monument to mark the spot.

Cremation services are a great alternative to traditional burials. They provide more flexibility, affordability, and eco-friendly options that can help make a memorial service truly meaningful and memorable. To learn more about cremation services, contact us today at Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home, Inc.


 
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