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When you first begin the process of designing a funeral, the decisions you'll face might seem overwhelming. We're here to help you tackle the choices one by one and make the journey full of love, healing, and life celebration. The process can be broken down into two stages:

 

  • Decisions regarding the service and how you'd like to honor your loved one's life

  • Decisions regarding how you'd like to care for your loved one's physical remains

 

 

Designing a Service
Designing Funeral ServiceWhether it's formal or informal, traditional or unique, a funeral provides an opportunity for family and friends to gather and support one another in taking the first steps of their healing journey. A service can take place in any setting - at your home, outdoors, a church, or at our facilities, for example - and can incorporate music, poetry, or art in the celebration of a life well-lived. There are endless possibilities for what the service can be, and we're honored to go above and beyond in our duty to meet your personalized and specific requests.

Our staff is experienced in understanding and graciously accommodating the needs of all beliefs, faiths, lifestyles, and relationships. We're here to answer your questions and guide you through the decisions you'll need to make, and will encourage you to take your time to figure out the most meaningful and fitting way to honor your loved one and incorporate the elements that you and your family find meaningful.

 


Caring for a Loved One's Physical Remains
Once you've chosen how you'd like to celebrate your loved one's life journey, the next decision you'll face is about how you'd like to care for their physical remains. This can be a difficult or emotional choice, and we'll provide you with the information you need to make the decision that is right for your loved one and for your family. Once you've chosen between burial and cremation, we will help you make a few additional decisions:

  • For a burial, we will provide you with a selection of caskets and help you choose between a ground burial and entombment in a mausoleum in our cemetery, Meadow Green Memorial Park, or another cemetery.

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  • For cremation, you may went to select a casket for a visitation or an urn with keepsakes for a service, and we will help you choose whether to bury, entomb, or scatter the cremated remains, as well as where you'd like to do so.


No matter which path you decide to take, we'll be there to support you and assist you in exploring your options and making an informed decision that feels right for you and your loved one.