Cremation has become increasingly popular in recent years with a growing number of people opting for this as a means of handling their remains. If you have a loved one who has recently passed that opted for cremation services, it is important for you to give careful thought to how you'll store their ashes. You will need to choose an urn for cremain storage. Here are a couple of things to think about as you make that choice.
It's expected that the casket containing your loved one's remains will be the centerpiece of their funeral service. This is the case with a traditional funeral, although sometimes a memorial service may be held after cremation. However, when your loved one's funeral precedes their burial or cremation, you and other family members will be asked for your preference with regards to whether the service is to be open casket. If so, certain preparations must be made.