- On February 10, 2020
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You may never have arranged cremation services in McMurray, PA for a loved one before and when the time comes for you to do just that, it can be hard to get things in order. If you’ve never going through the process before and you don’t know where to start, plus you’re highly emotional and dealing with a lot already, it can be overwhelming very fast. Keep in mind that funeral home professionals can help you every step of the way. However, it’s nice to know what you need to line up in order to get the cremation to move forward. Here are a few things to get in order:
The Right Documents
In order to go ahead with a cremation, you are going to need some documentation in place. You will have to have a death certificate for your loved one, for example, and not just a copy, but a certified issue. You will want to get many of these certified copies so you can use them for other things as well. After the death certificate, you will likely have to sign consent forms for the cremation. You could need some other things as well and the funeral home can help you with it all.
Before your loved one is cremated, you will have to secure the fees and costs that go into the process. You will want to know about payments and how they are handled and, don’t worry, funeral homes are completely transparent with their costs. You can see package deals, what each item costs, and what you are expected to pay and when. There should be no surprises to make it as easy as possible on you.
A Possible Urn
When you choose a cremation package for your loved one, everything you need for the process is included. That means you will automatically get a simple container for your loved one’s ashes after the cremation takes place. However, if you want to purchase an urn for them to make the experience more customized and personal, you can certainly do so. Get the urn of your choice to the funeral home and they will use it instead of the other container they provide. You can get an urn through the funeral home or from another outlet. IT’s completely up to you.
The professionals at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care completely understand how overwhelming it can be to plan cremation services in McMurray, PA after a loved one passes away. We’re here to support you with the answers you need and the compassion you deserve throughout the process. You can call us with questions at (724) 260-5546 and we can also set up a time for you to come in ad speak with our funeral director. We’re located at 3287 Washington Rd McMurray, PA 15317 and you’re welcome to come by for a tour. We have the resources you need to take care of your love done in whatever way you see fit.