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Families often find themselves to be caretakers of a loved one's ashes. What began as an emotional need to keep a deceased family member close, sometimes leads to indecision and low-level anxiety. Should something be done with their cremated remains? And if so, what's the right thing to do? You really have four choices: retain possession of them, inter them in a local cemetery, learn how to scatter ashes on your own; or hire one of many ash scattering services available to area residents.
But, how can you know which is the best service for your needs? As we are the leading cremation services provider in the region, you can trust any one of our recommended ash scattering services to reduce any anxiety or concern you may be feeling. Call us at 212-473-2220 to learn more about how we can assist you in planning a service for scattering ashes.
For many families, cremation is the primary choice because it is both affordable and flexible. Whether you want to incorporate cremation into a traditional funeral, more personalized memorial service or even a creative celebration of life, there are many options. At Starbuck Funeral Home, we believe that every family should plan for a cremation service that truly reflects and captures the life lived by the deceased. In doing so, a memorable occasion is created that celebrates those who have passed away. Now that we have shared with you how to scatter ashes, it is important that we provide information about planning a ceremony for scattering ashes.
In order to plan a ceremony for scattering ashes, it is important to understand what is involved. For many families the loss of a loved one leaves a void that cannot possibly be filled. However, through memorials like scattering ashes ceremonies and memorial services, healing can begin. When planning these families must first look into their options for cremation prices, cremation urns and most importantly research the local guidelines for conducting such ceremonies.
When it comes time to sit down and plan, think first about your deceased loved one and the life that they lived. Then, consider the options for their memorial. It is important to find the right location and add all necessary personal touches. Every person is different, so plan for an ashes spreading ceremony that is unique, personalized and thoughtful.
Basically, an ash scattering service is a state- and federally-regulated company offering professional scattering of cremated remains. For a fee, an ash scattering service (following strict Environmental Protection Agency guidelines) will distribute your loved one's ashes in the location of your choice. While there really is no governing agency actively overseeing ash scattering, there are some basics you should know about scattering ashes:
Whether you choose to plan your own ash scattering ceremony or enlist a service, we are here to help you plan the details. When considering an ash scattering service, you should know that each of the services we recommend can be trusted to care for your loved one's cremated remains. Call us today at 212-473-2220 to speak with us about our recommendations for reputable ash scattering services.