Navigating the journey towards a loved one’s death is difficult. When the loved one tells us how they would like their body treated after they pass, it often offers a sense of relief for the caregiver - relief from the burden of that decision. The more decisions that are clearly defined by the deceased before passing, the clearer the path for those left behind to experience a positive grieving process through the loss of the loved one.
In considering cremation as the path to take after death, here are the most common reasons why people choose cremation over a traditional burial.
Cremation is more flexible. With cremation, more time can be taken to plan a ceremony and ease the time constraints associated with traditional burial options.
Helps with the problem of overcrowded cemeteries.
You can still have traditional funeral services and/or burial with cremation.
The deceased can be put to rest anywhere, and there are many options.
There are many options as to what can be done with the ashes such as scattering or keeping ashes, cremation jewelry, cremation diamonds, and cremation art are just a few.
Planning is simpler which will help ease the burden of grieving loved ones. Plus, planning a cremation ahead of time gives peace of mind to family members, knowing their loved one’s wishes will be met.
Cremation is more affordable. On average, a cremation is about a third of the cost of a burial.
McElyea & Owens has the most affordable and highest quality funeral arrangement options in the Shawnee, Oklahoma area. Everything is customized to your wishes. If you would like to consider cremation, Mike Mcelyea and Robert Owens are experienced professionals who are available to answer any questions you may have.
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