If you need to plan a Niles, IL cremation, you might wonder how hard to process is going to be. The answer to the question, ‘is planning a cremation hard?’ could go either way. There are instances that are going to be very hard and others that are going to be on the easy side. However, the process itself is not that cumbersome.
If you lose a loved one suddenly and weren’t expecting their death, it can feel very hard to create their final service plans. You are grieving and you may not know exactly what they wanted as their disposition method. Your circumstances are very hard and making decisions under the cloud of grief can be overwhelming. There are plenty of situations like this that are going to make the process feel very hard.
There are other circumstances that are much easier. If your loved one wanted cremation and you know it, it’s simple to choose that route. If you are planning your own final services in advance, no one has passed on and you are not grieving. That also makes putting the plans together easier.
Whatever your circumstances might be, take heart that planning a cremation doesn’t have to be a huge ordeal. There aren’t a lot of details that have to go into it and you can go the direct cremation route and circumvent any services before the cremation takes place. When you need to have a loved one sent into cremation, all you have to do is call the cremation provider. They will set up transportation for your loved one from their place of death to the cremation provider’s facility and care for them until the time for their cremation comes. Once they are safely in place, you will work with the provider to get the paperwork in order. Since the cremation provider does this all the time, they provide a lot of help with things like the death certificate and consent forms. After the paperwork is in order, cremation can take place at any time. Once the process is complete, your loved one is returned to you in a simple container, or in the urn you have chosen for them if you want to get something customized. That’s really all there is to it. If you decide to go on and have a memorial service or ash scattering ceremony after that, you certainly can, but you don’t have to.
Setting up a Niles, IL cremation can feel easy sometimes and hard other times, but the actual process that takes place is simple and dignified for any loved one. If you are ready to put plans into motion, or you want to pre-plan your own cremation for the future, contact Chicagoland Cremation Options by calling (773) 631-0018. We’re here to answer your questions so you can make informed decisions every step of the way. You can also see our facilities in person at 9329 Byron St. Schiller Park, IL 60176 if you’d like to see how we operate.