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Cremation

Cremation

Cremation Services

Cremation Services have become more popular over the last few decades with 6 in 10 families choosing cremation as the method of disposition for their loved one. In an effort to best serve the community, our funeral home established our own onsite crematory in 2013. Your loved one will be in the care of our staff from start to finish; No third party crematories or middle man. 

 

The biggest misconception about cremation is that there can't be a funeral service or visitation. This is absolutely not the case, and we encourage you to consider holding a memorial service to celebrate the life of the deceased as well. There are many options open to you when it comes to honoring your loved one's life. After the cremation and memorial services, there are a variety of choices for your loved one's final disposition:

  • Interment means that you'll bury or entomb your loved one's cremated remains. This can be in a family plot, a memorial site, a cremation niche or urn garden, or in a variety of other indoor and outdoor locations. 
  • 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 also can 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.

Krapf & Hughes Funeral Home Inc. 
Phone: (570) 708-3084
Fax: (570) 454-8834
530 W. Butler Drive, Drums, PA 18222

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