If you are interested in cremation, you may be wondering about the cremation process. While the process can vary with Rochester, NY funeral homes, at Rochester Cremation, we strive to make it as simple as possible. We know that you may have a lot of questions about cremation whether you are considering it for yourself or a loved one, and we want to answer them, so you feel comfortable with your choice. This is the cremation process we follow for all cremations we handle.
We want to make sure there are no mix-ups, so we immediately give your loved one a name band and log them into our system as soon as you make the cremation arrangements and we receive the body. Once the arrangements are finalized, we place the body into a cremation container, and you have the option of viewing the body before we begin the next step of the process. We are happy to dress your loved one in the clothes you provide for viewing. You can take some time to say your goodbyes or even have a small service before the cremation takes place.
During the cremation process, we log the loved one into the facility and assign a cremation number. Once everything is prepared, the cremation will begin. The cremation process is fast and straight forward. There is no need for chemicals and it’s environmentally friendly. When the process is complete, we will add your loved one’s ashes to a plastic bag that can be kept in an urn or given to you directly. We can also place them in a permanent urn if you choose.
Once the process is over and you have received your loved one’s ashes, you are free to do with them as you please. You may choose to plan a memorial service, distribute them among family members, bury them, or just keep them in an urn in your home or another location. Cremation services are popular because you have so many options and can choose to have a traditional funeral or memorial service, or simply keep matters private and between your family. Whatever you choose, we will be here to help make it perfect.
Now that you understand how the cremation process works, you can decide if it’s the right option for yourself or a loved one. If you still curious about cremation services at Rochester, NY funeral homes, be sure to contact Rochester Cremation. We are happy to explain the process in more detail, answer any questions you may have, or address your concerns. We want you to feel confident in your decision to choose cremation. If you are ready to start planning your cremation or funeral service today, be sure to stop by our facilities at 4044 W Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623. You can also reach us by phone at (585) 359-2300. If you are interested in cremation services, we are here to help you with every step of the planning process.