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The biggest misconception about cremation is that there can’t be a funeral service or visitation. This is absolutely not the case—when you choose to care for the physical remains through cremation, we encourage you to consider holding a memorial service as well. There are many options open to you when it comes to honoring your loved one’s life: you can provide a chance for friends and family to say goodbye through a final viewing before the cremation, and you can also hold a formal service either before or after the cremation occurs.
Christian Funeral Home offers families in Chicago, IL and nearby suburbs a variety cremation options and choices for their loved one's final disposition:
Interment means that you’ll bury or entomb your loved one’s cremated remains. This can be in the family plot, a memorial site, a cremation niche or urn garden, or in a variety of other indoor and outdoor locations. Ask our staff for a detailed list of interment possibilities.
Graveside Services are similar to those celebrated alongside a traditional ground burial, in which loved ones are present at the burial of the cremated remains and honor the deceased through memorial prayers or other meaningful tributes.
Scattering allows you to spread your loved one’s cremated remains in a memorial garden, a cemetery, over water, or across any other meaningful site. You can also choose to scatter some of the cremated remains and retain the rest in an urn for interment or another form of disposition.
Placing cremated remains in multiple urns allows family members who are separated by distance to each feel the comfort of having their loved one’s final resting place in a nearby location.
ALL CREMATION VALUE OPTIONS INCLUDE:
Positive identification of the loved one by a family member is required. There is no additional fee for this service.
The packages listed below include a substantial discount from our General Price List. Included in our packages is a cash discount of 3%.
Any omissions or subtractions, in service or product, from our package prices will not result of changing in the price.
SIMPLE CREMATION: $1,300*
Also included is use of our chapel during the day for 1 hour so that family members can have a time of aknowledgement and celebration of their loved one.
CREMATION WITH MEMORIAL SERVICE: $2,500
A memorial service is held at our funeral home, or your church, after the cremation.
CREMATION WITH MORNING VISITATION: $3,500
Use of facility and staff for 4 hours of visitation (9 am - 1 pm) at our funeral home, or your church, prior to cremation. Includes cremation casket.
ONE DAY CREMATION SERVICE: $4,900
5 hours of visitation (4 pm - 9 pm) at our funeral home, or your church, prior to cremation. Includes cremation casket.
TRADITIONAL/CHURCH CREMATION SERVICE: $5,500
5 hours of visitation (4 pm - 9 pm) at our funeral home, or your church, prior to cremation. Includes cremation casket. Funeral service or mass the next day with funeral coach.
These choices are a few of the many that we have available to your family. Every service we offer can be modified to meet your family's faith, financial and personal needs.