There are Options if You Want to Bury Ashes

Posted on October 26, 2020 by Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home under Cremation Services
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If you’re planning cremation services in Rosenberg, TX and are thinking about bury the ashes following the body disposition, you might be wondering about burial options. There are various ways you can accomplish your goal, so it’s a good idea to think about them before deciding. Of course, there are other things you can do with the ashes. You can put them in an urn and display the urn in your home. You can scatter the ashes in a location that has some special significance. And you can do any of a number of other things. But if you have your heart set on burying the ashes, that’s as good an option as any.

Here are some recommendations if the goal is to bury the ashes following the cremation service.

Family Plot

Some funeral homes will allow you to bury a cremation urn in a cemetery plot. Because urns are obviously a lot smaller than caskets are, you can expect that the cost to bury the former will be more cost-effective. In fact, some funeral homes will allow you to bury urns for free as long as it’s buried on a family member’s plot at the cemetery. So the urn will be buried on a plot already occupied by a loved one who passed away before them. You may need to call around to find out whether or not the cemetery you’re considering offers this option.

Columbarium Niche

You can choose to bury the ashes of your deceased loved one in a columbarium. In reality, you won’t technically be burying the ashes. A columbarium niche is a place where cremation urns are stored. So you can pursue this option to intern the cremated remains of a loved one. The reason you might consider interning ashes at a columbarium niche a form of “buying” the ashes is that there is a sense of permanence. You can place the urn in an area of the facility, get a personalized plaque to memorialize them, and even come back to visit the location.

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Some cemeteries have urn gardens where people can bury the urns containing their deceased loved one’s ashes. In such cases, there will be a section of the cemetery reserved for burying caskets and another section – an urn garden – where urns can be buried. Again, you’ll want to contact cemeteries to find out which ones offer this option. You might also wish to ask the funeral director you consult with for recommendations on what cemeteries can accommodate your desire to bury the urn in an urn garden.

Do you need to plan funeral services or cremation services in Rosenberg, TX? Are you interested in finding a professional, reputable, and compassionate service provider? We’re ready, willing, and able to render whatever assistance is necessary. Our goal is to help people to plan final services to honor their loved ones as well as to help people to preplan body dispositions for themselves. Our funeral director and other members of our staff are committed to providing a high standard of care. When you need the help of a funeral home that cares, give us a call or pay us a visit.

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