Can You Have a Funeral if You Choose Cremation?

detroit cremationDetroit cremation is a popular option for many families, as the family may still hold a viewing, wake, or any other funeral services they desire. However, direct cremations do not involve a wake or funeral service prior to cremation. Instead, the body is transported from the place of death directly to a crematorium without the need to plan funeral services or prepare the body.

Traditional cremation services include any funeral service the family wishes to hold before the cremation. This requires preparation of the body, including embalming and choosing cremation caskets for the funeral. While the family can choose to cremate the casket with the body, they can also rent a casket for the funeral and then have the body transported to the crematorium in a different container. While half of Americans choose cremation services, they can still decide between traditional and direct cremation. Both options have their own benefits that might appeal to different families. However, cremation services tend to be a more cost-effective option, so they are a good choice for families concerned about the costs, but who still want to hold a memorial service.

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