Cremation in St. Louis is increasingly common. If you have been tasked with planning a funeral service and/or cremation of a loved one or you are pre-planning your funeral you may have a lot of questions as to what cremation is, where the cremation is done and how the whole process is handled. After working with many, many generations of families we believe we can provide some of the most professional and empathetic services available.
We understand that there are many questions you may have, so feel free to ask any of our directors how our cremations are handled. There is no question that you cannot ask as we truly are here to help you choose the services that you feel are the best for yourself or your loved one.
DIRECT CREMATION - No Ceremony
This charge for a direct cremation includes removal, transportation to crematory, necessary authorizations, and basic services of the funeral director and staff, crematory charges, one death certificate, temporary urn, and free online obituary. This charge does not include use of the facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to cremation.
CREMATION WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE
This charge includes removal, local transportation to crematory, crematory charges, one hour memorial service at our funeral home, necessary authorizations, basic services of the funeral director and staff, free online obituary, one death certificate, and temporary urn.
CREMATION with VISITATION
This charge for a traditional funeral service with cremation to follow includes removal, embalming, dressing and casketing, one day use of facility for visitation or viewing (2 hours) same day service, Oak rental casket, one death certificate, and free online obituary. No service with this package.
TRADITIONAL FUNERAL SERVICE FOLLOWED BY CREMATION
This charge for a traditional service with cremation to follow includes removal, embalming, dressing and casketing, one day use of facility for visitation or viewing (4 hours) same day service, Oak rental casket, 50 prayer cards, register book, one death certificate, and free online obituary.