What Can You Do with Cremated Remains After the Cremation?

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July 19, 2021
What Can You Do with Cremated Remains After the Cremation?
August 2, 2021

Have you decided what to do with the ashes of your deceased family member following the cremation service in Mesa, AZ? Cremation is not the leading body disposition option, and there are many reasons for this.

Some families choose cremations because of the relatively low cost compared to funerals and burials. Others arrange cremations because they appreciate how much easier they are to plan than are funerals. And there are other reasons people prefer cremations. But you’ll need to know what to do after the cremation is completed. Here are some options.

Place Cremation Urn Outdoors on Your Property
While some people prefer to place a cremation urn inside their home, others choose to keep the urn outdoors. Do you have an outdoor space where the family likes to gather, such as on the patio deck or someplace else? That might be an ideal place to keep the cremation urn. If you decide to go this route, you’ll need to choose an urn that is suitable for an outdoor environment.

Place Cremation Urn Somewhere Inside Your Home
Some families choose to take the cremation urn home and to place it somewhere to honor their deceased loved one. If you choose to do this, you’ll be able to choose where you want to keep it. You can place the urn in the family room, in your home office, or anywhere else. You may want to get the urn personalized with engravings if it will be on display in your home.

Bury the Urn
Another option is to bury the ashes. One possibility is to bury the run on your own private property. You can use a biodegradable urn if you like. You could also bury the urn at a cemetery. Some cemeteries have urn gardens where people can bury urns or scatter ashes.

Scatter the Cremated Remains
Another option is to scatter the cremated remains. You can do this on the ground, in the air, or on the water. It makes sense to scatter the ashes in a place that had sentimental value to your deceased loved or that has some sort of special significance to your family as a whole. Your family might want to hold a memorial service before ultimately scattering the ashes. If you wish to scatter the cremated remains, it might make sense for your family to get a scattering urn. The funeral director who helps you plan the cremation will be able to make recommendations.

Do you need to find a Mesa, AZ cremation services provider that you can trust? We’re a full-service funeral home that is well known for offering affordable direct cremation services that are the most cost-effective in and around the area. We also offer cremation services from our own crematory. So if your goal is to plan an affordable cremation that honors your deceased loved one and blesses you and your family, we’re here to assist. For the help you need to arrange a body disposition or to preplan one for yourself, get in touch to speak with one of our licensed industry professionals.

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