Building relationships and sharing memories are a vital part of life. A commemorative event is an excellent way to celebrate choices, relationships, and memories of your loved one. We will help you visualize what is meaningful to you. While many families find great value in following past traditions, some choose to honor life with more unique reflections.
A funeral can be customized by itemizing services that meet the specific needs of families. We offer a variety of funeral and memorial packages. Funeral packages include the individual services needed for a traditional/adaptive funeral, while memorial packages include fees for cremation instead of preparation of the decedent.
(See more information on memorial packages under our cremation section.)
Your funeral service package can include the following:
Family photographs can be skillfully blended with music to create an elegantly emotive video. Videos are often an integral part of funeral or memorial services. After the ceremony, the DVD is sure to become a treasured family keepsake. Copies can be made as gifts for family and friends.
We design and print memorial bookmarks, service programs, prayer cards, and folders that can include a favorite photo, poem, or personal tribute to your loved one. These keepsakes will be treasured by your guests.
Webcasting allows everyone you love to attend your loved one’s service. Webcasts are viewed live on the Internet, archived for delayed viewing, and can be downloaded to a DVD for a permanent keepsake. Copies can be made for family and friends.
Your loved one will be casketed and presented for a visitation/viewing. This allows family and friends to pay their respects and share memories. Services then will be held at the mortuary’s chapel, a church, or at another designated location by the family. Traditional services will often follow denominational guidelines. Clergy may be involved and will often officiate the services. We serve all denominations and are familiar with various religious and cultural traditions.
An adaptive service is a relatively new industry term. They can include the same ceremonies as a traditional service. However, adaptive services may or may not follow religious and cultural traditions. Many cultures also may be part of the life-celebrating services. The result is a service as unique as the individual.*
*If you are considering a service that does not follow the guidelines of a denomination, please inquire with local clergy as to whether this type of service is permitted in the church chapel.
Funeral services can be held at the gravesite. Visitations or viewings can be held prior to the Graveside service.
A ceremony or memorial service can be held without the presence of the deceased. Visitations may be held prior to the memorial service in our chapel, a church, or at another location of the family’s choosing. A memorial service is a loving way to remember your loved one who has chosen to be cremated or previously interred out of town.