Become A Member of the Cremation Society of Vermont

Common Questions

What do cremated remains that are returned to the family look like?

The quantity of cremated remains of an adult is comparable to the size of a 6 inch square box. The appearance resembles crushed seashells. The remains are placed in a plastic bag inside the urn selected by the family.

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.
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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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