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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 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.

Tips for Buying a Darby(MT) Family Grave Plot

A family grave plot seems like something out of the movies or something that you read about in historical novels. However, there are still a large number of families that desire to be buried together. This includes the grandparents, parents, and children being buried in plots relatively close to one another. In some cases, spouses are buried with the caskets stacked one upon the other.
Darby(MT) funeral homes specialize in helping people purchase the right plot and ensure that families can stay as close together as possible in a crowded cemetery. Funeral homes in Darby(MT) that have a history working with your family can even keep you updated on available family plots for future arrangements.
When you first begin shopping around for burial plots, you will need to deal directly with the cemeteries you want to visit. You can use an online directory, but funeral homes in Darby(MT) are an ideal resource for finding the perfect cemetery. The staff at Darby(MT) funeral homes has experience with all of the local cemeteries and they can provide you with valuable information about the different cemeteries. Darby(MT) funeral homes can't answer questions about pricing, but they do have first-hand experience dealing with different cemeteries' customer service and have seen whether or not certain cemeteries work hard to keep the lawn maintained and the gravesites clean.
Research the Type of Cemetery You Want
There are both large and small cemeteries. Some are privately owned and others are owned by the county or city in which you live. Funeral homes in Darby(MT) can provide you with a list of different cemeteries and probably designate which are privately owned and which are state owned. Remember that larger cemeteries will have more grave plots available than smaller cemeteries. This is important if you're looking to bury at least two people next to each other after death.
Some cemeteries are smack dab in the middle of the city. They may or may not have that serene feel that some people want in a cemetery. Call around to Darby(MT) funeral homes and get different suggestions for cemeteries that offer lush landscaping and a peaceful environment. If being in the middle of the city is more important to you, plan a personal visit to each cemetery you like. The director of funeral homes in Darby(MT) will often be willing to accompany you on a visit to the cemetery to help you shop around for the best plots.
Shop Around Darby(MT) for Different Prices
Just like Darby(MT) funeral homes have different prices for funeral services, cemeteries also have different pricing. The nicer a grave site, the more expensive the price. Privately owned cemeteries may also cost more than state owned cemeteries. The location of the gravesite can also affect the price. Funeral homes in Darby(MT) are seeing a rise in people who want to have a specific grave site that overlooks water or sits under a certain tree. While cemeteries will work hard to accommodate these requests, it may come with a higher price tag.
One way to save on pricing is to purchase a family grave plot years in advance. This is ideal if a new cemetery opens and you want to grab up a few burial spots before it gets too crowded. Plus, it guarantees you a spot in that cemetery should all of the spaces become filled. New cemeteries often market to funeral homes in Darby(MT) before marketing to the public. If you really want to get your foot in the door, call local Darby(MT) funeral homes to see if there are any new cemeteries opening soon.
Purchase Pre-Owned Funeral Plots in Darby(MT)
Purchasing something that's been pre-owned often means that someone has previously used the item. Unlike a vehicle or clothing, buying a pre-owned burial plot does not mean that there is already a casket in the ground. Since many people do buy burial plots years in advance, they sometimes need to sell them when they decide they no longer want it, or they move away and no longer want to be buried in Darby(MT). Funeral homes in Darby(MT) work hard to provide all of the funeral services you need, so they may have the resources necessary to help you procure a pre-owned plot at a decent price.
Some Darby(MT) funeral homes may even work directly with certain cemeteries to help resell abandoned plots. Depending on the cemetery, the previous plot owner may have been able to sell the plot back to the cemetery for a small price. If there are family plots available for sale, funeral homes in Darby(MT) that work directly with cemeteries will know which plots.
There are also online sites that deal with cemetery plot sales, purchases, and even exchanges. While each site has its own terms and conditions, it requires some research to insure you're working with a reputable site. It's best to work with Darby(MT) funeral homes when trying to buy a family gravesite because the director best understands Darby(MT) law and has the resources necessary to help you procure the number of plots that you need at a price you can afford.