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  • Family owned and operated for over two decades
  • Compassionate community service close to home
  • Heritage cremation serves all faiths
  • Simple - Affordable - Dignified
  • 24 hour-a-day availability
  • Only $695 - $1395

Cremation Services Include

  • Transportation of the deceased to the crematory
  • Obtaining certified copies of death certificate
  • Assistance in filing for VA & Social Security Benefits
  • Rigid container (for the return of the cremated remains)
Only $695 - $1395

Package Pricing does not include: cash advance items, state fees for permits, certified copies of the death certificates, alternative cremation container, sales tax or newspaper charges. You will be able to see final cost prior to payment.

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Veteran's Benefits

If your loved one was in the military they may qualify for a burial with Military Funeral Honors or (MFH). This Veterans benefit includes an Honor Guard detail of not less than two Armed Services members at the burial or memorial, burial in a Government cemetery, and a grave marker.

  Social Security Benefits

Family members of the deceased may be entitled to receive Social Security benefits if the deceased worked long enough and had Social Security taken out of their paycheck...

How to Give a Eulogy

The eulogy or speech given at a memorial service or funeral does not have to follow any specific guide on how to write a eulogy, but it is helpful if you know where to start.

Why You Should Choose Cremation Services in West Virginia

West Virginia cremation services will prove extremely friendly and useful where you have been instructed to arrange a funeral service for someone who has recently died.

Where you are unsure whether cremation or burial is correct for the occasion, you should seek information from the deceased's will and if this doesn't exist, you should ask close family members and friends whether the deceased had a preference for cremation arranged by cremation services in West Virginia or a burial as you certainly wouldn't want to organize an option when the other was appropriate.

When you are the duly elected person to make the decision, perhaps because you are named as an executor of the will or you are the closest family member charged with arranging the funeral service, you should be aware that almost 20% of people are cremated through West Virginia cremation services. This is a vast increase over previous years and compares with other parts of the US where up to 70% of people in a state are now choosing to be cremated.

Choose A Religious or Nonreligious Funeral Service?

With very few exceptions, most religions and cultures are perfectly pleased to accept cremation services in West Virginia. There is little difference between a cremation and a burial funeral service, with just the exception being the committal of the body.

A funeral service can be completely religious, a humanist service or a combination of both. West Virginia cremation services will explain that it is the personal way that a funeral service is organized which is the clear difference between most funeral services.

Cremation services in West Virginia can be arranged to include hymns to be performed at the beginning, during and at the end of the cremation, but equally some people may have a preference for either classical or modern music to be played at these times.

Personal tributes from individuals can show their love and care for the deceased during a funeral service. This gives a perfect opportunity for family and friends to come together and support each other during a period of bereavement. Cremation services in West Virginia see a funeral service as the beginning of people sharing a bond with the past.

Ending Cremation Concerns

Some people believe that the Catholic Church does not allow cremations as part of the funeral service. Although previously this may have been true, the decision was reversed over 50 years ago and as long as a cremation is chosen for all the right religious reasons the Catholic Church will be pleased to choose cremation services in West Virginia.

Some people are concerned that when cremation services in West Virginia arrange for the committal of a body, that a funeral service cannot take place at the same time. This is confusing for some as a funeral service can take place at the same time as a cremation in a crematorium, or the funeral Service can be held in a church before the attendees move on to the crematorium.

A private cremation can take place before a funeral service so that the urn with the remains of the deceased can be on display at the location of the service, which does not have to be completed to be a religious building.

Why Choose a Cremation?

West Virginia cremation services will show the difference in cost between a cremation and a burial. The latter is usually much more expensive because of the extra activity around the graveyard as well as the purchase of the plot for the grave and the coffin.

For those that aren't sure, cremation is a process where the human remains are placed in a furnace which is heated to extremely high temperatures so that a body returns to its original elements. West Virginia cremation services will provide an urn for the Ashes or you can choose to purchase your own. These can cost just a few dollars all the way up to several thousand dollars if you're going to keep the urn on display either at your home or in another location.

You are quite at liberty to discuss cremation services in West Virginia with professionals who can inform you about all of the latest information and developments involved with cremations.

Cremation services in West Virginia can arrange for the funeral service to be conducted as an environmentally friendly occasion. By not using embalming fluids, harmful chemicals do not have to be used.

West Virginia cremation services have a legal liability to reduce their carbon footprint and use their furnaces efficiently and effectively. This means that the cremation may not happen as soon as a coffin passes through the closed curtains. It does guarantee, however, that a person will be cremated alone as the furnaces are designed for one adult only. West Virginia formation services will ensure that a person is tracked from the moment they arrive at a crematorium to when they leave in an urn.

The ashes may be scattered in a cemetery, or at sea or over land where the law permits. West Virginia formation services will explain how some people choose to keep the ashes at home while a popular choice in modern times is to have a piece of jewelry made from the ashes so that it may be passed down the family line for years to come.

You can be sure that all of the options available for cremation will be explained clearly to you and that at any time you need to ask any questions the professionals will be available from West Virginia cremation services.