An obituary or death notice is a way to share the news of someone's death with the local community or extended family. While this is an important way to inform others of the family's loss, there is no legal requirement to have an obituary or death notice.
Yes, we are able to provide this service to families that find witnessing the cremation a valuable part of the grieving process or part of a religious / cultural ceremony.
Yes, only one set of human remains can be cremated at a time.
Of course! We can help plan everything a traditional funeral home would take care of and we are happy to customize the arrangements to your specific needs. We can help you create ceremonies of substance and meaning with or without mentioning religious beliefs or the afterlife. You may choose to have a visitation or viewing prior to cremation, a graveside service at the final placement, or a memorial service anytime. You may also arrange to witness the cremation itself.
Absolutely. We partner with many funeral homes in the Chicagoland area that can provide the space for whatever size your family needs.
Call us. We are available 24/7 to assist.
Yes, they can, and many people choose to do this to remove some of the burden from their family. Doing so allows a family to grieve, rather than worry about aftercare details and costs.
Taking cremated remains into another country requires preparation, and a little patience since each country has its own requirements. You should start by:
Most airlines will allow you to transport cremated remains, either as air cargo, or as carry-on or checked luggage (traveling with you). Whether shipping as air cargo or as carry-on/checked luggage, consider all of the following steps: