Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens can provide convenient and flexible cremation services.
Every year, more Canadians are choosing cremation. Cremation provides you and your family with a simple, yet meaningful way to pay your final respects. Cremation may also be more affordable than a traditional burial. However, there are many options to make your final goodbye personal and evocative.
Final Resting Place Options
Depending on your preferences, the urn can be buried, or placed in an indoor/outdoor niche, mausoleum, columbarium, or special urn garden.
Chapel or Graveside Service
You still may want to pay your final respects to your loved one with a chapel or a graveside service just like you would during a traditional funeral.
Public Viewings and Visitations
Viewings and visitations can be an important part of the grieving process as it provides loved ones a final chance to say goodbye. And even with cremation, you can also choose to hold a reception for friends and family.
Urns and Keepsakes
Whether it is a keepsake urn, jewelry, or a memorial record package, mementos can provide you and your family with a lasting memory of your loved one.
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.