How We Can Help You...Louisiana Cremation Services
knows that when you find yourself in the position of having to take care of services for a loved one that has passed away you may find that it is a very stressful time. Even if you already know that you will be using Louisiana Cremation Services
there will still be many questions that you will need to address such as what kind of budget you have and whether or not there will be a service with Louisiana Cremation Services
. If there is a service will it be before or after the cremation with Louisiana Cremation Services
? Being able to think about it beforehand and knowing what kinds of decisions you will need to make can make it a little easier for you when you meet with the professionals at Louisiana Cremation Services
Louisiana Cremation Services
tell you that one of the first questions you should address is the matter of how much money you are willing or able to spend. This will be different for everyone but you should know that cremation can be simple or extravagant. If you have a strict budget Louisiana Cremation Services
can definitely remove some of the stress that you might feel about planning for your loved ones funeral arrangements; however, if you are not concerned with money and you know that your loved one would have wanted you to give them everything possible, Louisiana Cremation Services
will still allow for that.
If money is an issue for you and your family, one option you will want to consider is direct cremation with Louisiana Cremation Services
. Direct cremation through Louisiana Cremation Services
makes the process as simple as possible. The body of the loved one is taken directly to the crematorium by Louisiana Cremation Services
and the process begins as soon as legally possible. If you want to be able to see the body before the cremation you can request this from Louisiana Cremation Services
. With direct Cremation Services
through Louisiana Cremation Services
, embalming is not necessary so this cuts back on costs. Alternative caskets ones that are very combustible and very cost efficient are often used instead of wooden caskets and are available at Louisiana Cremation Services
After youve decided how much you are able to spend you should ask yourself if the environment is a concern to you or your loved one. If it is you can use Louisiana Cremation Services
to make sure that the footprint left behind is as minimal as possible. There are several ways you can do this when you have chosen Louisiana Cremation Services
. The easiest way to minimize your impact on the environment is not to bury your loved ones remains Louisiana Cremation Services
will scatter them or you can keep them at home instead. But if burial is important, you can choose a biodegradable urn available at Louisiana Cremation Services
that will disintegrate over time.
Sometimes people forget that there is still the option of a service with Loisiana Cremation Services
when their loved one has been cremated. You can even have the service held in a church still and you can have an open casket, too. If this is what youd like the Louisiana Cremation Services
would simply have the cremation take place after the service. If you are going to have the service after the cremation by Louisiana Cremation Services
, you can have it at the funeral home or you can even have something small and simple in your own home. Using Louisiana
cremation servies, a funeral service can still be a part of the way you say goodbye to your loved one if that is your preference.
At some point you will have to decide if you want an urn from Louisiana Cremation Services
or a casket. In some instances you might not need one at all or you may wish to hold off on purchasing one. If you are traveling a distance with the ashes of your loved one it may be easier to use the plastic or cardboard container that is provided by the Louisiana Cremation Services
. These are light and travel well. Also, if you have chosen to scatter the ashes of your loved one in a place that means something important to them, you may feel that the cost of an urn is unnecessary and Louiiana Cremation Services
will then provide you with a temporary container for the ashes.
There are a few instances where it might be suggested that you purchase a casket or an urn from Louisiana Cremation Services
. If you are having a viewing or having an open casket service, youll obviously want to purchase or rent a casket, which you would do if you choose to have a cremation by Louisiana
cremation serivces following the viewing. If youve chosen to bury your loved one youll find that most cremation gardens and burial facilities require that either an urn from Louisiana Cremation Services
or a casket is used. Of course, if you are going to keep the ashes in your private home, youll want something attractive to keep them in which you can purchase from Louisiana Cremation Services
and give them a home.
Finally, if you find Louisiana Cremation Services
are best suited to you and your loved one that has passed on, youll have to make a decision about what to do with the ashes after the cremation when you meet with the professionals at Louisiana Cremation Services
. There are many choices available at Louisiana Cremation Services
, so you can choose one that suits your loved one best. You can have a traditional burial or you can have the remains housed in a columbarium by Louisiana Cremation Services
. You can also choose to keep the ashes in your own home in a urn provided by Louisiana Cremation Services
. Many who wish to remain close to the one that has passed on choose this. Yet many others choose to have Louisiana Cremation Services
scatter the ashes over mountains, a lake or a field.
Please contact us if we can assist you with Louisiana