4 Tips for Memory Making on the 4th of July

What do you think of when you think of 4th of July? There are fireworks and parades, patriotic songs and speeches, parties and picnics, but what’s the underlying element in all of it? For most people, it’s family. Maybe your favorite Independence Day memory is that time your uncles were shooting off fireworks, and one [...]

4 Tips for Memory Making on the 4th of July2017-06-28T16:40:53-04:00

What happens after cremation takes place?

Your loved one is removed from our refrigeration facility and the crematory tracking sheet is updated with the date and time of cremation and the crematory operators name. After the cremation, the crematory operator removes all of the cremated remains from the crematory chamber. The cremated remains are then cooled and processed, with each step [...]

What happens after cremation takes place?2017-02-28T14:42:50-05:00

Questions about Urns, Caskets, & Embalming

Q. Do I need an urn? A. An urn is not required by law. However, an urn may be desired if there is to be a memorial service or the cremated remains are to be interred in a cemetery. If an urn is not selected, the cremated remains will be returned in the suitable cardboard [...]

Questions about Urns, Caskets, & Embalming2017-02-28T14:42:57-05:00

What is a crematory?

A crematory is the location where cremation takes place. Some crematories are industrial buildings which perform cremations for many different funeral homes and cremation providers who do not have the equipment or certified staff required to perform cremations themselves. The best crematories are private and the entire process is overseen by professional and certified staff. [...]

What is a crematory?2017-02-28T14:43:04-05:00