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How to Choose the Most Affordable Cremation Service

Losing a loved one is never easy. Planning a funeral to honor the person you loved and lost can, unfortunately, be a stressful thing, bringing emotions to an even higher intensity. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can have an affordable funeral that is still honoring the loved one that has passed.


Most people believe that it is important to communicate their funeral plans with loved ones. Unfortunately, not many people make the time to set arrangement plans while they are still alive. This leaves families with the difficult decision of deciding which service will honor their loved one that is affordable.


Cremation has quickly become a popular option for those looking at low-cost funeral and cremation services. In 2017, a survey found that over half of Americans over the age of 40 preferred cremations. That same year, cremation in the United States was around 52 percent, making it the first year ever cremation was the preferred choice of burial for Americans. By 2022, it is estimated that number will be about 58 percent.


Cremation is the cheaper choice when it comes to burial options and there are a few different options for low cost cremation services. The two most popular types of cremations services are traditional and direct cremation services. In a traditional cremation service, there will be no embalming or casket charges with the option of a ceremonial service. Direct cremation there are no ceremonial services involved. In both of these options, the family will be given the ashes. It all depends on where the family would like to have the memorial service.

Another way to have a low cost cremation service is to ask your funeral director about low cost urns. After cremation the deceased will be placed in a simple container and given to the family. You then have the option to buy an urn from the funeral home, an antique shop, use a container that you already have, or scatter the remains where the deceased wished to be scattered or if not specified somewhere that was meaningful to them during their life.


Low cost cremation services are still honoring to the deceased’s legacy and does not limit options for memorial services. If you need help deciding which low cost cremation option is best for you, your budget, and your wishes to honor your loved one, please give us a call and we would be honored to help you.

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