Is cremation less expensive than a traditional burial?
In most circumstances cremation can be less expensive. However, most people choose cremation not for the cost, but for the flexibility in timing of the service as well as simplifying the process. With cremation you have the option having a traditional service based on personal decisions and beliefs.
Is Embalming Required Prior To Cremation?
No state law requires embalming prior to cremation.
Is A Casket Needed For Cremation?
No, a casket is not required for cremation. All that is required is an alternative container which is cremated with the body; this can be cardboard or unfinished pine.