Cremation News

Handling an Out-of-State Death

Handling an Out-of-State Death

When a loved one has a death away from home, preparation and transport are the first steps when dealing with the situation of an out-of-state death.

Traveling With Remains

Traveling With Remains

Even though you may not take trips after losing a loved one, you can still celebrate their life and shared experiences by traveling with the remains.

Who, or What, is the Next of Kin?

Who, or What, is the Next of Kin?

The phrase “next of kin” generally refers to the closest living blood relative, however, the term has a different and important legal meaning.

The Day of the Dead in America

The Day of the Dead in America

Some regions celebrate the Day of the Dead in America. These communities are particularly in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico.

Funeral Visitations: What Should You Say?

Funeral Visitations: What Should You Say?

If you’re unfamiliar with the tradition and proper funeral visitation etiquette, you may find is stressful. Here are a few ways to overcome this feeling.

Religion and Cremation

Religion and Cremation

If cremation is the right choice for you or your loved one, make sure the service lines up with you or your loved one’s religious beliefs about cremation. 

Where Can You Scatter Ashes?

Where Can You Scatter Ashes?

What you wish to do with the ashes is up to you. You can then hold a memorial service, or choose scattering ashes in a separate ceremony.

Address

Simply Cremation & Funeral Care
4500 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Kentwood, MI 49508, USA

Phone & Fax

Tel: 616-455-6838
Fax: 616-455-2479

Important Contacts

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