Atlantic Funeral Home - Dartmouth offers convenient and flexible cremation services in Dartmouth and the surrounding area.
Each year, the number of Canadians who are choosing cremation as a meaningful expression of remembrance, is increasing. For many, it can be a simpler and more cost effective choice.
To make your farewell as meaningful and personal as a traditional burial, you can chose from the following options:
Choice of Resting Place
Urns can be buried or kept in either a columbarium, a mausoleum, an outdoor or indoor niche, or in a special urn garden.
Service in a Chapel or Graveside
Chapel or graveside services may be held to commemorate your loved one in a way that is inclusive of both traditional and modern burials.
Viewings and Visitations
Both family and friends find the grieving process easier when they have the chance to say goodbye. Your memorial plans can include holding viewing and visitations for your loved one. Pay tribute with a charming reception for family and friends.
Keep Their Memory Close
As a keepsake of your loved one, choose from an array of any cremation products, including keepsake urns, jewelry and memorial record packages, which will ensure the memories of your loved one, will always be with you.
The Benefits of Planning Ahead
- Savings: Planning early offers cost savings of up to thousands of dollars.
- Reduce the burden on your family: Planning your final arrangements ahead of time reduces the responsibilities on your family at their time of distress.
- Peace of mind: Gain comfort in knowing your plans are ready.
While it’s natural to think of cremation as the only decision to make, it’s really the first of many choices and details to consider. Similar to a traditional service, cremation allows for visitations, as well as funeral or memorial gatherings to celebrate a life well lived. Learn more in our video about cremation.
Cremation has been used for thousands of years, and in many different cultures. For example, in England and Japan, cremation is the most widely practiced burial method. As cremation grows in popularity among Canadians, traditional funeral ceremonies are still the preference for many families, allowing family and friends to pay their respects. Learn more in this informative video.