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Are you thinking about pre-planning your funeral? Pre-planning is the best way to choose how you're remembered, to ease the emotional and financial burden on your loved ones, to protect yourself from rising funeral costs, and to let your family know your final wishes.
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Crawford Funeral Home Inc.
495 N Winton Rd,
Rochester, NY 14610-1251
Crawford Funeral Home Inc.
495 N Winton Rd
Rochester, NY US
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The funeral is an important step toward healing, not only for yourself, but for everyone who is affected by the loss of your loved one. There are a number of things to consider when putting someone’s final arrangements in place.
You will need to decide if you want your loved one to be BURIED or CREMATED. If you choose to have your loved one buried, you will need to decide if you want to have a viewing with the body present and if you want this viewing to be public or private. You will also need to make arrangements for a cemetery plot.
For more information on BURIAL options, click here.
If you choose to have your loved one cremated, please remember that you can still have the body present for viewing before the cremation. Many families do not know this option exists and do not get the needed closure to be on their path to healing. You will then need to decide if you would like the cremated remains scattered or kept in an urn or other keepsake.
For more information on CREMATION options, click here.
In a "purist" NATURAL or GREEN BURIAL, the body is buried, without embalming, in a natural setting. Any shroud or casket that is used must be biodegradable, nontoxic and of sustainable material. With this type of burial, traditional standing headstones are not permitted. Instead, flat rocks, plants or trees may serve as grave markers; some cemeteries use GPS to mark the locations of gravesites.
*Information taken from the NFDA GREEN BURIAL Guidelines at www.nfda.org
Too often, people choose a fast service with little time for remembering a life lived. Having a funeral service with time to say goodbye and proper measures in place to ensure that your loved one is remembered now and in the future is important, not only for your healing, but for others as well.
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