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

Cremation Package Includes

  • Transportation of the deceased to the crematory
  • Obtaining certified copies of death certificate
  • Assistance in filing for VA & Social Security Benefits
  • Alternative container (the container the body is cremated in)
  • 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, 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.

How to Make the Most of Sterling(CT) Funeral Homes

Funeral homes in Sterling(CT) are very experienced in dealing with people in your circumstances, where you have lost someone recently. This may be the first time in your life that this has happened to you, but they will be dealing with similar circumstances every single day of the week.

You will almost certainly get into contact with Sterling(CT) funeral homes to discuss how they can arrange a funeral service. After someone has died, your first thoughts almost always turn to the funeral service because all of your friends and relatives will be asking you when the service is to be held and where.

The Emotional Strain of Organizing a Funeral in Sterling(CT)

Even if you were expecting the death, this will still be a very difficult time for you both mentally and emotionally. Funeral homes in Sterling(CT) will help the whole process as it moves forwards relatively painlessly for you, so that you can concentrate on your grief during the bereavement.

Some people will try and avoid being seen out in public during the time between the death and the funeral. Sterling(CT) funeral homes will be able to explain that your many friends and those related to the deceased will be going through the same emotions that you are, of wondering why someone has died.

They will suggest that it is better to deal with people in a straightforward manner so that you can share and support each other from amongst those that have been left behind. Funeral homes in Sterling(CT) will also understand that you are an individual and are allowed to deal with your grief in any way that you choose.

The Period of Shock

However strong you are, Sterling(CT) funeral homes will tell you that there is still a strong possibility that you will be suffering from a high level of shock when you were first informed about the death, especially when you are the nominated person, perhaps as an executor of a will, or as the closest relative of the deceased, and you know it is your responsibility to organize the funeral service.

The Funeral Service in Sterling(CT)

Although it is difficult to think of the advantages of holding a funeral service, there are in fact, quite a few. It provides the opportunity for people to discuss the life of the person who was clearly very close to relatives and friends. This also gives people the chance to fully understand that the person has in fact died and a funeral service organized by funeral homes in Sterling(CT) is often the starting point for people to move on with their lives.
When people are allowed to group together they can all share their feelings and offer to support those members of the family or close friends who are struggling at this time. It is an opportunity for the community to come together and Sterling(CT) funeral homes will help provide you with a fitting funeral service associated exactly to the person who has died.
Who Will Arrange the Funeral Service in Sterling(CT)?
Funeral homes into Sterling(CT) will spend sufficient time with you so that you can arrange the specific details of the funeral service. For religious people, this is the part which is particularly important because of their religious beliefs and if the deceased was religious, you will be able to liaise with leaders of the relevant clergy to take advice about the service arranged by Sterling(CT) funeral homes.
You will be able to celebrate the life of the person who has recently deceased so that you and everyone who attends, can share individual tributes with stories about the memories, all of the good times and of course some of the more amusing moments that are applicable to the person's life, in a service arranged by Sterling(CT) funeral homes.
During a religious service readings will take place from the Bible and hymns will be performed on several occasions during the service. For nonreligious people, the hymns can be replaced by some careful choices of this deceased's favorite music and perhaps some readings which are particularly appropriate. If you are unsure you can take advice from funeral homes in Sterling(CT).
Sterling(CT) funeral homes may suggest that even where a nonreligious service is being held, there can be a moment's silence where religious people can provide their own prayers.
Where Should the service Be?
Where there is a religious connection, the funeral service will be held either in a church, perhaps in the funeral home's own chapel or maybe in one of the private chapels at the crematorium. Funeral homes in Sterling(CT) can organize funerals to be held in your own private grounds providing all the legal technicalities can be met, but you may wish to think about the future and where you may live before you make this decision.
You will probably be faced with a high number of questions that you will ask of Sterling(CT) funeral homes. They will be pleased to help you so that you can understand all of the processes involved so you shouldn't be worried about asking your questions to funeral homes in Sterling(CT).