Some will say that burial has become a lost art here in Florida but, we still have families that prefer this method. A traditional funeral can consist of either ground burial or, entombment in a mausoleum. Embalming does not have to be selected. It is not required by law. Funeral Homes, as well as some mausoleums, require embalming if there will be a public viewing for friends and family. Some mausoleums require embalming as a means of safeguarding against unnecessary accidents.

Here are some options when choosing a traditional funeral:

  • Visitation the night before and a funeral service in our funeral home, church, or cemetery the next day, followed by burial or entombment;
  • Visitation and funeral all in the same day, followed by burial or entombment;
  • Visitation only, followed by burial or entombment;
  • Funeral only, no visitation, followed by burial or entombment;
  • Graveside service only, followed by burial or entombment;
  • No visitation or funeral service-Immediate burial or entombment.
When a closed casket is selected or, you are having a funeral or graveside service or, immediate burial, you have the right to forgo embalming. Some families choose to have a visitation or funeral here locally before we send their loved one back north for burial. Whatever your preference for burial is we will be glad to discuss the options with you and tailor a service to your liking.

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