Cremation With Remembrance
Sands Funeral Chapel Colwood can provide convenient & flexible cremation services. We provide a wide range of choices and are committed to matching any price quotations you have received from our competitors. Call us to learn more 250-478-3821 .
Every year, there is an increase in the number of Canadians who opt for cremation as their preferred choice. Many are finding the simpler and less costly alternative of cremation, a more attractive option.
To make your farewell as meaningful and personal as a traditional burial, you can chose from the following options:
In addition to keeping urns in special urn gardens, outdoor/indoor niches, mausoleums or columbariums, you can select the option to have your urn buried.
Service in a Chapel or Graveside
This option is best suited for those who prefer what is offered in a traditional burial and would like to be cremated.
Public Viewings and Visitations
For many people, visitations and viewings can serve an important role in the grieving process. Even if you chose cremation, this option can be added to serve as a chance for a final goodbye in your tribute. As part of your memorial plans, you can also opt to add a reception for your family and friends.
Keep Their Memory Close
Our quality cremation products will help ensure that your loved one’s memory will be everlasting. You can choose from a selection of memorial record packages, jewellery and cremation or keepsake urns.
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.
What is cremation and what choices can be made?
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 - Did You Know?
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.