Highland Funeral Home – Scarborough Chapel can provide convenient and flexible cremation services.
Cremation, as a way to memorialize loved ones, is growing in popularity every year. The simplicity and economy of cremation makes it the choice of many Canadians.
Say goodbye with personalized touches to create a meaningful memorial:
The Final Resting Place
There are a number of options available for the final resting place. You could choose to bury an urn, place it in an indoor or outdoor niche, a mausoleum, columbarium or special urn garden.
Chapel or graveside services may be held to commemorate your loved one in a way that is inclusive of both traditional and modern burials.
Say Goodbye to Your Loved One
Public viewings and visitations can be held. This can help family and friends to grieve and say goodbye. You can also include a reception to honour their memory.
Mementos for Remembrance
After cremation, you may want a memento to remember your loved one. Hold their memory close with lovely keepsake urns, jewelry, and memorial record packages.
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.