Placing Cremated Remains in a Cemetery

Jun 11, 2019

As you or a loved one plan on the right services for the end of life, you may come across two distinct options: cremation or burial. What you may not know is that both options are available by burying cremated remains in a cemetery.

Reasons for placing cremated remains in a cemetery include:

  • Previous generations of your family are buried in the same cemetery
  • A spouse already had a traditional burial

Even though Simply Cremations & Funeral Care specialize in cremations, we are very understanding and willing to respond to any of your requests, including placing cremated remains in a cemetery. You should also be aware of the different approaches to burying cremated remains in a cemetery.

First, you could have a traditional burial in a cemetery plot. You may already have a cemetery plot, or you may choose to purchase one. The cemetery may even allow the burial of many remains in a single plot.

Next, you could place the remains in a columbarium. With the popularity of cremations on the rise, many cemeteries have constructed columbariums to accommodate. A columbarium is a room or building with niches for funeral urns to be stored, and some may also allow personal memorabilia to be part of the display with the urn.

Finally, you could utilize a cremation garden that accommodates burials. A cremation garden is an area of the cemetery specifically designed for those that choose cremation. It could be a simple community lawn with small plots for urn burials, or a park that offers monuments or gardens that allow the scattering of ashes.

Regardless of your final decisions, Simply Cremation and Funeral Care wants to help you along the way. Whether you set up affordable cremation services now or at the time of death, Simply Cremation & Funeral Care is available to assist you at any time. Our mission is to offer excellence in our service while providing the compassion, sincerity & understanding needed by families we serve.