What Are the Benefits of a Cremation?

What Are the Benefits of Cremation

What Are the Benefits of a Cremation?

Cremations have become a popular alternative to traditional funerals in recent years. This rise in popularity comes from the numerous benefits offered that other funeral options can’t match.

If you’re considering cremation for yourself or a loved one, here are some of its advantages.

Environmentally Friendly

Cremations are a much more environmentally friendly option than traditional burials. The embalming process used in most funerals involves harmful chemicals that seep into the ground and contaminate local soil.

Furthermore, caskets and tombstones require additional resources to create.

Significantly Cheaper & More Efficient

Cremation is also a much cheaper option than traditional funerals. The average cost of a funeral in Canada is now over $7,000. And that’s not even including a cemetery plot or headstone. Cremation services, on the other hand, typically cost less than $2,000.

More Flexibility with Ashes

Another advantage of cremation is the flexibility of what to do with the ashes. With a traditional burial, the body is placed in a coffin and left in a designated plot in a cemetery. Once someone is buried, there’s no moving them – which means that their loved ones will always have to travel to the cemetery if they want to visit their gravesite.

With cremation, the ashes can be stored in an urn or another container and kept in a more convenient place. The ashes can be stored at home, buried in a family plot, divided between family members, or even scattered in a meaningful location.

These are just a few of the many advantages that cremation offers. If you’re considering this option for yourself or a loved one, ensure that you discuss it with your funeral director to learn more.

We believe every family deserves respect, reverence, and compassion. If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about cremation services, please call or text (604) 861-9895.


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