Could there be anything more difficult than preparing for a funeral? Certainly, such an end-of-life event is hard to look forward to with any great enthusiasm. And it doesn't matter if you're a member of the bereaved inner circle of close family, a co-worker, neighbor or family friend; preparing for a funeral service takes time and forethought.
If you're preparing to attend a funeral, memorial service, or celebration of life, the following items are things you'll need to consider during the funeral preparations. Naturally, if you have any questions about preparing for a funeral, you can contact us. We would be pleased to serve you in any way we can.
We offer a vast selection of burial caskets made from various woods, metal and steel. You can choose from many different styles and we offer a range of price points. Should you want to offer a unique tribute to your loved one, ask us about our customization options. View our Catalog...
This is a common requirement by cemeteries to protect the casket and ensure proper grounds maintenance. Today, a lot of families choose to safeguard their loved one’s remains by selecting a burial vault.
A memorial marker stands the test of time and serves as a physical reminder of a life celebrated and remembered. It provides a location for friends and family to visit and pay respects for years to come.
Cremation Urns for Ashes
To accommodate the growing number of families who opt for cremation, our cremation urn collection includes biodegradable urns for scattering as well as traditional urns made of marble, wood, bronze, or ceramic. Styles range from understated and classic to ornate and decorative. Read more about choosing a cremation urn.
Similar to a burial vault, if you plan to bury the urn, many cemeteries require a vault in order to protect the urn and the surrounding earth.
For those who choose cremation service with a traditional funeral service, we offer cremation caskets built specifically for cremation. Crematories require the use of what is known as an alternative container. Commonly these are rigid, durable yet totally combustible, cardboard boxes. However, if you are holding a visitation or funeral, you can also choose a more traditional looking cremation casket. Elegant in design, with absolutely no metal parts, a cremation casket is a more aesthetically pleasing alternative to the most basic (and purely functional) cardboard container.
We work with local florists to offer a beautiful selection of funeral flowers for the funeral, visitation, memorial or graveside service. Funeral flowers can be self standing or arranged specifically for a casket or urn. Select flowers for a current service.