Cremation With Remembrance
Sands Funeral Chapel Victoria can provide convenient and flexible cremation services.
For a variety of reasons cremation is becoming a more popular choice for Canadians each year. People are moving away from elaborate burials ceremonies and opting for the simpler approach of cremation. This option offers a meaningful expression of remembrance, while also being a more affordable choice for many.
To make your goodbye as personal and meaningful as a traditional burial, you can select from a variety of 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.
Chapel or Graveside Service
If you would like to be cremated but prefer everything that is offered in a traditional burial, this is the ideal selection for you.
A Chance to Say Farewell
To many, viewings and visitations serve as an important part of the grieving process by offering an opportunity for a final farewell. Even if you are cremated, this option can be selected and you can also add a reception for your friends and family as part of your memorial plans.
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.