Thank you so much for the cremation service for my 30 week grandson. Daria was very professional and compassionate as she helped my son and I. We would have never been able to handle everything without your help.
Cremation Options - About Cremation
Cremation is simply a heat-based process of changing a deceased person to ash and particulate matter. While traditional burial is still the most popular type of funeral in America, cremation is becoming more and more popular. Since the body is reduced to a small amount of ash and particles, there is no body-sized casket involved. Ashes are either scattered, buried or retained in vessels called urns.
Cremation is simple. It’s clean. In the brick-lined retort, the cremation process takes no more than four hours and is environmentally-friendly, requiring no embalming or other processes. The temperature is raised to between 1500 and 2000 degrees, usually via natural gas. It’s an option many now choose.
We have been serving families who prefer cremation since 1910, and are proud to offer a variety of options. You have the choice of honoring your loved one with a full visitation, memorial service, and burial, or you can select a simple cremation with no service at all. We offer unique urns and keepsakes to remember your loved one by. And we are happy to help with any options you would like for the final disposition.
Your Loved One Never Leaves Our Care
Burr Funeral Home knows that some find traditional burial unappealing. If you agree but are interested in cremation, it may be worth your while to inspect the crematory and take a tour ofthe cremation facility. There, you can see how simple and clean a process it is and learn more about your cremation options.
In the cremation process, Burr Funeral Home safely makes sure to keep track of your loved one. When a body is received, it is immediately given a metal ID tag and tracking number. All references to a loved one’s name and number match the metal tag. This tracking and data system includes arrival date, time and our technician’s name. Personal items are logged in at this stage for return to the family.