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Why Cremation

Why Choose Cremation?

People are opting for cremation in record numbers and rejecting the idea that they should go ahead with a traditional burial simply because “that’s the way it’s always been done.” Your last wishes should be a true reflection of the individual you are in life. From a pragmatic standpoint, many people find that cremation just makes sense.

Cremation is the conscientious choice

Choosing cremation means you are choosing to give back to the earth. It requires no harmful chemicals or plastics like those used in the embalming process. Cremation is also less wasteful: no casket or space in the ground is required. And unlike a burial, cremation does not require perpetual grounds maintenance.

A traditional funeral can cost upwards of $8,000.00, obligating you and your family to the additional costs of a casket, a cemetery plot, a vault, and a headstone. Cremation is a mere fraction of the expense of a traditional funeral.

Cremation gives you options.

You have the freedom to be memorialized in a number of ways: ashes can be buried, put into a niche, scattered in one or multiple places, sent into space, kept at home, divided among children, or even made into jewelry. If you already own a plot or niche in a cemetery, you may choose to have Paragon Death Care perform the cremation prior to the remains being interred in a cemetery.