Preparations for a traditional burial include embalming and allow for wake services and funeral rites before burial to be offered within a few days following the passing.
Some faith traditions require immediate preparations and burial within a 24-hour window following the passing. In these cases, embalming is not performed and refrigeration is required prior to burial.
Similar to a traditional burial, a traditional cremation includes refrigeration or embalming and allows for a wake service and funeral rites before final cremation.
Whether honoring faith or personal wishes, a direct cremation requires expedited preparations. Following the cremation, gatherings such as memorial services and funeral rites are available.
We can provide a variety of special requests to honor any faith, traditions, and needs. To include a special request, we recommend going through our pre-planning process.
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