Cremation Options

We at Branchburg Funeral Home understand that this is a difficult time and we are here to help you and your family to move from Grieving to Remembrance.  One of the ways we can best assist you is by offering options for your family.  We will assist in this process by listening/learning, providing information/resources and most importantly helping you plan how your loved one will be best memorialized through Cremation.

A Traditional Service

A personalized service with traditionally planned, beautiful events to commemorate your loved one.

  • Visitation at our facilities
  • Funeral service in our chapel, your church, or other facility
  • Basic service of Funeral Director and staff
  • Use of facilities, equipment, and staff
  • Embalming
  • Transfer of remains to mortuary
  • Local use of funeral coach/hearse
  • Preparation of remains
  • Crematory fee

 

A Memorial Service

A memorial service for family and friends to share memories and show their support.

  • Memorial service in our chapel
  • Basic service with Funeral Director and staff in our chapel
  • Use of facilities, equipment, and staff
  • Transfer of remains to mortuary
  • Preparation of remains
  • Crematory fee

 

Single Day Service & Visitation

Service includes:

  • Basic service with Funeral Director and staff in our chapel
  • Use of facilities, equipment, and staff
  • Visitation up to four hours
  • Transfer of remains to mortuary
  • Preparation of remains
  • Crematory fee
  • Private family identification available

 

Private Family Service

A private opportunity for your family to say goodbye

  • Simple service with Funeral Director and staff
  • Use of facilities, equipment, and staff
  • Transfer of remains to mortuary
  • Preparation of remains
  • Crematory fee
  • The Private Family Service can be added to any other group service

 

Cremation Only

Includes:

  • Basic services of Funeral Director and staff
  • Transfer of remains to mortuary
  • Crematory Fee

 

Importance of Memorialization

Memorialization provides a permanent, secure place for cremated remains to be placed, and for family members and descendants to honor the lives of the deceased.

Cremation allows families many choices for memorializing a loved one. Some families choose to keep the cremated remains with them at home, or to scatter the remains over land or water. allows the following memorialization options, among others, for cremated remains:

Memorialization Options for Cremation

Outdoor Niches – The cremated remains of your loved ones may be safely held in one of our many above ground columbarium niches.

Scattering – Your loved one’s remains may be scattered freely within a dedicated, natural environment. There are also certain services which offer scattering among the sea or the stars.

Traditional Burial – In ground burial on a family plot – Urns may be buried at the head or foot of a grave site.

Personalized Memorialization – Inscribe your family member’s name and a special saying on a tree plaque, park bench or other special memorial. We also have custom, unique urns and keepsakes, perfect for displaying inside your home. For an overview of these items, please visit our merchandise pages, or contact us directly and we will help you with your needs.