We publish the obituary notice on our website free of charge and there is no limit to the length of the online obituary. The publication of an obituary notice in a newspaper is a matter of your personal choice. While most newspapers control the editorial format, you have the right to limit the amount of information, if any, provided to them.
Yes, usually all arrangements may be made in advance. When you plan ahead, you will be able to consider the many options available. You will have the opportunity to make an informed decision about your funeral and cemetery arrangements, and the form of memorial you prefer. You will be able to make choices that are meaningful to both you and your family, and you will gain peace of mind knowing your family and friends will be relieved of the emotional and financial burden often associated with making arrangements when a death occurs. By pre-arranging your cremation services, you benefit by purchasing at today’s prices, free from inflationary pressures in the future.
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Yes, if that is your wish a private viewing for immediate family members can be arranged. If you want an more elaborate viewing with a traditional casket and embalming that is also available, but the costs are significantly more.
A Memorial Reception or Gathering of Friends is a less formal event. It allows family and friends to share their loss and share treasured memories of the deceased. These gatherings may include light refreshments and can be held at any appropriate location, including the our facility (with out food or drink), a park, a restaurant or the home of a family member or friend.
A service can usually be held at any location that family and friends feel would be comfortable and appropriate. We can assist with arranging a meaningful service wherever you feel it would be appropriate.
At Cremation by Corey our funeral directors primarily care and safeguard the deceased person until final disposition, including transportation, cremation preparation and the whole cremation process. They also arrange and provide an orderly series of events including, legal paperwork, permits and death certificate filing so the family can proceed forward.
Cremation is simply a method of preparing human remains for final disposition. Therefore you still have options for services either before or after the cremation process.
There is a choice of very affordable cremation caskets that are completely combustible. The selection includes options from a plain cardboard container to a hardwood casket.
Yes. The remains are normally placed in an urn. Most families select an urn that is suitable for placement on a mantle or shelf. Urns are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials.
No. It is your choice. It may depend on such factors as whether the family selected a service with a public viewing of the body with an open casket, or to enhance the deceased’s appearance for a private family viewing; if the body is going to be transported by air or rail, or because of the length of time prior to the cremation.