Marcotte Funeral Home offers convenient and flexible cremation services.
More and more Canadians prefer cremation to burial. For some, the simplicity of cremation is preferable to an elaborate burial. Others may find it a more economical choice. Whatever your reasons for choosing cremation, you have many options to help turn your goodbye into something meaningful and personal.
Final Resting Place Options
Cremation urns can be placed in an indoor or outdoor niche columbarium or mausoleum. We also offer many burial options, including beautifully kept urn gardens.
Chapel or Graveside Service
Even when cremation is chosen, you can have a traditional funeral service to say goodbye and celebrate your loved one’s life. This can happen before the cremation, or afterward if you prefer to bury or place the urn during the ceremony.
Public Viewings and Visitations
Viewings and visitations are an important part of the grieving process for many. We will help plan and host a respectful viewing before cremation, as well as a reception or gathering afterwards, providing a time for loved ones to say their final goodbyes.
Urns and Keepsakes
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.