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What Kind of Cremation Services Do I Want?
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Cremation with a ceremony/service before or afterward

+ Loved ones have time and space to grieve and remember together.

There are no real downsides to a well-planned service.

Cremation with viewing/identification

+ Provides an opportunity to say goodbye and to identify your loved one.

Some facilities may only accommodate a limited number of people.

There may be limited guidance for navigating available cremation and service options

DIY – direct cremation with no additional services

+ Fully individualized, designed by you and your family and friends.

You must handle potentially complicated arrangements on your own, possibly in the midst of grieving.

Resources: Your best resource is a funeral director who can guide you through the various options.