Become A Member of the Cremation Society of Vermont

Common Questions

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.

My family may be willing to accept my plans for cremation, but they would like me to have a funeral service with the body present. Is this possible?

Yes, if such a funeral is desired, the deceased can be embalmed and placed in a ceremonial casket. With cremation the full funeral can be held without the expense of purchasing a casket or vault.

Exactly what happens at the crematory?

The deceased is placed in the cremation chamber. After cremation, metal from clothing and implants is separated. The remains are processed further by pulverization and then placed in a selected urn. Family can choose to receive the cremated remains at the crematory or they may be transported by U.S. mail.
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Membership

Receive the membership advantage, a reduced rate by becoming a member. Membership requirements are: a $50 deposit (either by credit card or check), filling out the preplanning form either here online or by mail and the individual who has passed has to have been a member of the Cremation Society of Vermont for at least 30 days.

Cremation is a personal and family decision. The reasons for selecting cremation are as varied as the families involved in the decision. As a form of caring for the deceased, cremation provides many options that may vary from the most basic service to specially arranged services recognizing a life well lived.

The Cremation Society of Vermont Provides the simplicity of dignified package services and options which allow you to select the level of service that appropriately meets your needs.

Please fill out this membership & payment form to complete your Membership Registration.
The Membership fee of $50.00 will be charged to your credit card.

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