Cremation is the process of reducing the body to bone fragments through the application of intense heat. This process usually takes approximately three hours and occurs in a special type of chamber or retort. The remaining fragments are then processed into a finer substance and placed in a temporary container.
Many options are available for those who prefer cremation. A few of these options include a complete funeral service with cremation following visitation and a service; a memorial service of remembrance following a cremation; and finally, immediate cremation with no services. While these only cover the general types of cremation services, your choices are virtually limitless. There are literally Options within Options available to provide a meaningful service of remembrance.