For a long time, many families didn’t even consider the idea of burying a loved one’s cremated remains following their cremation services in Green Valley, AZ. The thought didn’t enter their heads, because why in the world would they bypass burying a loved one in the first place to cremate them only to then turn around and bury their remains after their cremation was complete? As it turns out, though, there are some benefits of burying a loved one’s cremains in a cemetery. Learn about a few of them below.
Protects a person’s remains
After a family carries out a Green Valley, AZ cremation for a loved one, they’re going to be in charge of protecting their remains. And not all families feel comfortable with the idea of leaving a loved one’s remains in their homes. They worry about what might happen to them if there is ever a fire or a burglary attempt. Burying a loved one’s remains ensures that they’ll stay safe for years to come. Families like the peace of mind that burying remains to provide.
Makes a person remains more accessible
Once a family buries a loved one’s remains, they aren’t going to be able to access the actual remains. But they will be able to visit the cemetery where their loved one’s remains are buried whenever they want. It isn’t always possible for them to do this when they have a loved one’s remains stored in a family member’s home. That can make it difficult for families to take trips to visit a loved one’s remains so that they can continue to pay tribute to a person.
Provides an opportunity to create a permanent memorial for a person’s remains
Many families love the idea of creating permanent memorials for their loved one’s remains. But of course, it wouldn’t make much sense for them to do this when they have a loved one’s remains in their homes. It will, however, make sense when remains are buried in a cemetery. In this case, a family can create a permanent memorial for a loved one just like they would do if they were burying their body in a casket.
Reduces the chances of a person’s remains going missing
A family might not need to be too concerned about a loved one’s remains going missing right after their cremation. But what might happen to a person’s remains in 10, 20, or 30 years when no one is around to watch them anymore? They could get misplaced and lost forever. Families aren’t going to have to worry about this happening when their loved one’s remains are buried in a cemetery. They’ll always know exactly where they are.
At our funeral home, we can help people to do whatever they want with a loved one’s remains following Green Valley, AZ cremations. If your family needs assistance with an idea that you have, we’ll do the best we can to accommodate you. Give us a call today to find out more about our cremation services.