If you are trying to plan a funeral for a loved one or yourself, be sure to consider cremation services in Franklin Park, IL. Cremation services have many benefits and are becoming an increasingly popular funeral option. When it comes time to plan your funeral or the funeral of a loved one, consider these factors when deciding if cremation services are right for you.
Cremation is a green method of burial because it doesn’t require the use of any embalming fluid or chemicals. If you are going to bury and show the body of a deceased loved one, the body needs to be preserved. This requires embalming fluid and other chemicals. Cremation is much faster and straightforward, so the body is prepared without the need for perseveration chemicals.
Since cremation is such a simple process, it’s also one of the most affordable options for a funeral. There is no need to choose a casket, or burial plot, and the preparation is less costly as well. You may still choose to buy an urn or urns, and other memorial objects, but these things are optional and not necessary. If you are on a budget but one a respectful way to lay your loved one to rest, cremation may be the right option.
There are many reasons you may be in a hurry to finish the memorial services or lay your loved one to rest. Traditional burials take some time to plan. You also have to allow time for the body to be prepared properly. When you choose cremation, you can take the ashes home much faster, but still, have to option to have a traditional memorial service if desired. Cremation also gives you the option to put the funeral on hold to allow for family members and friends to plan for a funeral. Once the cremation is complete, you can keep the ashes until you are ready for the memorial service or burial.
One of the biggest reasons people choose cremation is because it’s a versatile funeral option. You can choose cremation as a way to keep things simple, or you can choose to have a traditional memorial service just as you would with a traditional burial. You can still display the ashes so people can pay their respects and even bury them if desired. You can also divide them among family members.
Choosing the right way to lay your loved one to rest can be difficult, but cremation is an option to consider. There are many benefits of choosing cremation and you can learn about them by contacting the Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium. We are located at 9568 Belmont Ave. in Franklin Park, IL 60131. You can also call us at (847) 678-1950 to learn more about our cremation services in Franklin Park, IL. We are here to help you with your funeral arrangements and are happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.