Cremation is a form of final disposition of the body of a loved one that some families prefer over body burial. Cremation does not refer to a form of services or ceremony. In fact, cremation does not change anything except the final disposition and it is in no way inferior or less caring for your loved one.
The most options for ceremony, celebrations and remembrance can be found with cremation. All the things that a body burial offers can also be done with a cremation, such as viewings, celebrations, and burials.
To best care for our clients, Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory jointly owns and operates the only crematory on the West Shore, so loved ones never leave our watchful care. Additionally, our crematory has advanced technology and we have put thorough procedures and controls in place to significantly minimize errors and oversights.
Cremation is the method of choice for a growing number of families in the United States and Canada.* It is an alternative to burial and requires different services and products. As a result, it can be a more affordable option for families. This does not mean that services provided by the funeral directors are decreased, less meaningful, or that it is less caring for your loved one.
When considering cremation, Myers-Buhrig will often ask questions like: