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The biggest misconception about cremation is that there can’t be a funeral service or visitation. This is absolutely not the case—when you choose to care for the physical remains through cremation, we encourage you to consider holding a memorial service as well. There are many options open to you when it comes to honoring your loved one’s life: you can provide a chance for friends and family to say goodbye through a final viewing before the cremation, and you can also hold a formal service either before or after the cremation occurs.
Christian Funeral Home offers families in Chicago, IL and nearby suburbs a variety cremation options and choices for their loved one's final disposition:
Interment means that you’ll bury or entomb your loved one’s cremated remains. This can be in the family plot, a memorial site, a cremation niche or urn garden, or in a variety of other indoor and outdoor locations. Ask our staff for a detailed list of interment possibilities.
Graveside Services are similar to those celebrated alongside a traditional ground burial, in which loved ones are present at the burial of the cremated remains and honor the deceased through memorial prayers or other meaningful tributes.
Scattering allows you to spread your loved one’s cremated remains in a memorial garden, a cemetery, over water, or across any other meaningful site. You can also choose to scatter some of the cremated remains and retain the rest in an urn for interment or another form of disposition.
Placing cremated remains in multiple urns allows family members who are separated by distance to each feel the comfort of having their loved one’s final resting place in a nearby location.
ALL CREMATION VALUE OPTIONS INCLUDE:
Positive identification of the loved one by a family member is required. There is no additional fee for this service.
Third party charges, such as crematory fees, cremation permits and death certificates are not included.
SIMPLE CREMATION: $2000
Cremation without a service, for families looking for simplicity.
CREMATION WITH VISITATION: $5400
3 hour visitation service, followed by cremation. Includes rental casket.
EVENING CREMATION WITH VISITATION: $5900
Visitation from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, followed by cremation. Includes rental casket.
CREMATION WITH MEMORIAL SERVICE: $2500
Cremation with a memorial service following. Including the use of the facility for 3 hours.
These choices are a few of the many that we have available to your family. Every service we offer can be modified to meet your family's faith, financial and personal needs.