Become A Member of the Cremation Society of Vermont

Common Questions

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.

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.

Do we have to have a funeral involved with the cremation?

This is a personal decision. Many people choose to use the services of a funeral home. It is not necessary to engage a funeral home unless you wish. Our staff and facilities are fully insured to carry out all of your desires.
more questions More Questions

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.

Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*)