In considering a final act of remembrance for a loved one, A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations is proud to provide cremation services to the residents Springfield, Florida 32206. To learn more about the cremation services provided by A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations, please visit their website here https://www.adignifiedalternative.net/ or contact this firm at (904) 260-2522.
Choosing cremation does not eliminate the love and respect families had for the decedent. A recent study 2018 study has found that cremations accounted for 50% of funeral services. The National Funeral Directors Association estimates that by 2035, cremations will account for 85% of funeral services. A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations wants families to know that choosing cremation does not eliminate or require a funeral service. A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations provides cremation options that include a traditional funeral service, this can occur before or after the cremation service. This option can include burying the cremation urn instead of the body. Another cremation option available to families is to have a memorial service. Most often, a memorial service is held after the cremation has taken place. The most basic cremation service that A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations provides to the families that they service is a direct cremation service. A direct cremation is the most affordable form of cremation service. With direct cremation, the body is cremated within 24 hours after death. All cremation packages can be personalized to a family’s wishes and needs.
Frequently Asked Questions about Cremations
What is Cremation?
Cremation is the process of reducing the human body to bone fragments using high heat and flame. Cremation is not the final disposition of the remains, nor is it a type of funeral service.
Is a casket needed for Cremation?
No, a casket is not required for a cremation service, however, some counties and towns require a container to be used during the cremation process. Families may choose to have their loved ones cremated in a coffin, but this is not required. Most funeral homes will provide a corrugated container or a wooden coffin for cremation services.
What can families do with the cremated remains? Laws for ash scattering in Florida.
Florida law allows for cremation ash scattering on any land, but not in any Florida fresh water. Families must check with the landowner as spreading ashes on private property could be construed as establishing a cemetery. If in doubt, check with the Department of Environmental Protection.
Can a Cremation Urn be brought into church?
Nearly all Protestant Churches allow for the urn to be present during the memorial service. Most Catholic Churches also allow the remains to be present during the Memorial Mass. It is encouraged that cremated remains be a part of a funeral as it provides a focal point for the service.
What can be done with the cremated remains?
Cremated remains are basically sterile, organic matter and therefore pose no threat or detriment to the environment if you choose to scatter them. What one should, of course, bear in mind is that you are scattering mortal remains. It should be conducted in a dignified manner and families should be sure that scattering is the right choice. Families can scatter ashes anywhere on private land with the landowner’s consent. If families wish to scatter ashes in uninhabited public rural lands, the general guidance is to scatter at least 100 feet from any road, trail, and body of water or developed facility. If families wish to scatter ashes in public parklands or a state park a may permit may be required. State parks will require that only biodegradable containers or floral tributes be used, they will not allow any memorial marker or shrine to be placed at a scattering site.
A Dignified Alternative-Hatcher Cremations is a practical, low-cost cremation service for the discerning consumer who does not wish to pay the high fees for simple cremation arrangements. A Dignified Alternative-Hatcher Cremations mission is to provide families with affordable options and a caring, professional staff. A Dignified Alternative-Hatcher Cremations is here to help bring closure to the deceased and their family. A Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations is known for the comforting, meaningful funeral services the team provides. Debra wrote recently in a five-star review, “The staff was very helpful and courteous in this time of need. Would recommend them to anyone who needs their services.”