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Making Decisions On Urns For Cremation Services

Published: June 13, 2022
by Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel
cremation services in Tacoma, WA

It can feel impossible to get through all of the decisions you have to make for a love done when they pass on. The first thing you are going to have to decide is which provider you are going to use. Then, you can look over funeral home and cremation services in Tacoma, WA as options. If you decide on cremation, that’s a simple way to go, but there are still other decisions to make. You might want to have direct cremation done and then, you can make decisions on whatever timeline you want from there. One thing you can add to the cremation package, if you choose to do so, is an urn for your loved one’s remains. That’s something you might want sooner rather than later so the cremation provider can use it when the cremation is complete. Here are some things that can help you to make decisions on that product. 

Set Your budget

It’s a good idea to have a budget as a whole set up for the entire cremation process. But you might want to section that off into smaller portions so you know how much you have to spend on the urn itself. Once you have the cremation package, you don’t need anything else, but you can add whatever you want. If you’d like to add an urn, have a price parameter in mind to help you look in the right direction. 

Decide On Functions

Some urns work well for home storage while others are great for burial. There are urns that make great scattering tools and urns that dissolve in the water. Think about how you want the urn to function before you make a decision about which urn you want to get. The functions give the providers goals that can help you to narrow down the options for you and offer suggestions along the way. 

Look At Capacity And Measure Exterior Size

The capacity is the interior size of the urn, or how much it can hold. You need to know what size your loved one needs are there are a variety of different capacities. Your loved one needs a certain size based on their height and weight. The funeral home professionals can tell you what size you need and you can get that size or something larger. That can help you to fit all of the remains in one urn. If you are storing the urn at home, or displaying it at the memorial service, you will want to know how large it is on the outside so you can prepare those measurements. 

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Consider Style And Materials

There are so many different urns available that anyone can find something that works for their family and their loved one. You might think about a certain material for your loved one, or a style they might appreciate. You can also get an urn from any vendor and the provider of cremation services in Tacoma, WA will still use it. They want to help you honor your loved one

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