Cremation Services in Sidney and Victoria BC
Cremation With Remembrance
Sands Eco-Cremation Centre specializes in environmentally friendly cremation services.
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.
The following options are available for you to select from to make your goodbye as meaningful and personal as a traditional burial:
Final Resting Place Options
Urns can either be buried or kept in special urn gardens, indoor or outdoor niches, columbariums or mausoleums. Hold a Funeral Service If you want the benefits offered by traditional burials but also want to be cremated, this is the option for you. The service can take place in a chapel or graveside.
Many people value the opportunity to say a final goodbye and find viewings and visitations to be important in the grieving process. This option can be included as part of your tribute even if your loved one is cremated. You can also include, as part of your memorial plans, a reception for 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.