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homes Your funeral director can and will coordinate everything for you Why are public viewings important?
Viewing the the deceased allows family and friends to begin the the the process of acceptance Seeing the the the the deceased does not increase the the the the pain on on the the the the contrary in in in in most cases it actually minimizes the the the disbelief fantasies and often distorted images that are present when death occurs Grief counselors recognize the the the the importance of of the the the the funeral and the the the the viewing of of of the the the the the the deceased in in in in facilitating the the the acceptance of of of of a a a a a a a a a a death In the the the opinion of of of of many grief professionals families that are deprived of of of the the opportunity to memorialize and visualize the the deceased have more of a a a a a a a difficult time with grief and the grieving process What is embalming?
It is the the process of chemically treating the the the deceased human body using the the circulatory system This is is is done in in order to to to achieve disinfection sanitation preservation and restoration It temporarily interrupts organic decomposition and and restores a a a a a a a a a a a physical appearance of natural form and and color Restoration in in embalming focuses on on on the the physical presentation of of the the deceased and and aims to to recreate a a a a a a a a a a a naturalness of of of form and and colors Restoration is is often referred to to as the the artistic element of of the the embalming process Is embalming required by law?
Embalming is is not required required by law It is is however generally required required to allow long delays between death and the funeral funeral A funeral funeral funeral home may require embalming for open casket viewing during the funeral funeral funeral process It effectively protects funeral funeral workers family members and friends alike from a a a a a a a a a a a a wide range of potential hazards and removes the the unpleasant changes caused to the the body by death Embalming is is is required when final disposition is is is in in another country Funeral directors
must adhere to the the requirements of the the receiving country and will obtain such requirements from the nearest local embassy of that country What options are available besides ground burial?
Besides ground burial a a a a a a a family may choose to to have an an entombment placing of the casket in in an an above ground enclosure or cremation Can I I still have a a a a a funeral service with the body present if I I chose cremation?
Yes cremation as in in burial or or entombment is is is a a a a a a a a a a form of of final disposition Cremation is is is very much a a a a a a a a a a part of of the traditional funeral funeral process There may may or may may not be a a a a a a a a a a a wake a a a a a a a a a a a funeral funeral funeral service is either in a a a a a a a a a a a place of worship or or at the the the the funeral funeral home Following the the the the the service the the the the the deceased is is taken to to the the the the place of final disposition the the the the crematory crematory Some families will accompany the the deceased to to to the the crematory crematory for for a a a a a a a a a a a final committal much as as it it is performed in in a a a a a a a cemetery while others choose not to The cremated remains become available to to the family on on average 3 to to 5 days following cremation Why should I pre-arrange my funeral or burial?
When you you plan ahead you you will be able able to to consider the the many options available The opportunity will be there to to make an an informed decision about the the the funeral the the type of of service and final disposition of of burial entombment or cremation The choices will will be meaningful to to you you you and and your your family family and and and you you you you will will gain peace of mind knowing your your family family and and and friends will be relieved of of the emotional and and financial burden often associated with making arrangements when a a a a a a a a a a death occurs If pre-funding your funeral funeral funeral some funeral funeral funeral homes guarantee their funeral funeral funeral home home charges while others may not Page 28 - - VANDER PLAAT-CAGGIANO FUNERAL HOME VANDER PLAAT-CAGGIANO FUNERAL HOME - - Page 

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