A conventional choice
A “traditional” arrangement refers to a full-body burial in a casket, rather than cremation. There are many options when it comes to traditional arrangements. Full-body remains may be placed above-ground, either in a building (mausoleum) that features burial vaults called crypts, or in a self-contained private outdoor family crypt or vault (family mausoleum). Or, the body may be placed in-ground, in a grave.
Regardless of whether the body is above- or in-ground, there are many options that allow spouses and families to remain together – especially if you have made pre-arrangements. Most crypts and graves can also accommodate one urn; this allows spouses to be together, even if one prefers traditional interment and the other wants cremation.
To learn more about traditional options, please call one of our Family Service Representatives at (716) 885-1600, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.