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Choosing The Right Casket For Your Loved One

By on Nov 17, 2017 in Cremation |

Choosing The Right Casket For Your Loved One Losing a loved one may be the hardest thing anyone has to go through, but making sure that they get the appropriate services that they deserve is one way of showing how important their life has been. One way to show them your everlasting love is choosing the appropriate casket they will bring with them to the life-after. Choosing the right one will not only lessen the stress and sadness associated with death but also help you surrender the feelings of letting them go. Casket Gallery & Cremation Services can help you get the best options fitting for your loved ones. Consider the Purpose of the VesselPeople who opt to bury the traditional way can opt from the several caskets available in the market. A steel casket or a wood casket is the most viable option available and designs can reflect the person who needs to use it. You also need to consider the budget you have in mind as it can be the most significant expense of the burial process. Aside from steel and wooden caskets, there are also biodegradable ones which are quite affordable and decompose easily. If you opt to have your loved one’s cremated, a burial urn is needed to keep their ashes and memories alive. These come in many different designs and choosing the appropriate one also depends on your budget and the size of the urn itself. Keep the Final Resting Place in MindOne good way of helping you decide on the right casket to consider is putting the final resting place in mind. If your loved one will be buried in a burial vault or in the ground, a wooden or steel casket will be appropriate, but if he needs to be laid to rest by cremation, a burial urn will keep the ashes together. If you are looking for the best casket for your loved one, Casket Gallery & Cremation Services can help you find the right with various urns and casket options...

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Benefits of Choosing a Pet Urn

By on Oct 5, 2017 in Pet urns |

Benefits of Choosing a Pet UrnIf you’ve lost a pet, you may be pondering how you’ll organize a memorial or cope with the loss. Pet cremation is a good option that you ought to consider. Placing your pet’s remains in a quality urn has many advantages over burying it in your yard. Here are some of the reasons you should consider this option. Keep the Remains With YouOne of the main advantages of a pet urn is that you can take the remains with you in case you move or travel for to a different location. If you choose to bury your pet you’ll have to leave him in that yard when you move elsewhere. There are many different sizes of pet urns that are suitable for this purpose. Size is simply a practical consideration. You’ll need to determine the best size for the remains of your pet. This is estimated by converting pounds in weight into cubic inches of space. Place it Indoors Or OutdoorsWith a pet urn, you have the option to place the ashes either indoors or have them displayed in your yard. However, for an outdoor urn, you’ll need to find suitable materials that can withstand the harsh elements of the weather. If you want to display it outdoors you should choose one made from metal. Metal can withstand temperature fluctuations, effects of direct sunlight, rain and even snow depending on its construction and finish. On the other hand, if you choose to place it indoors, there are many decorative options available that are visually appealing that can blend with modern décor. A pet urn will help you continue feeling the connection with your pet as you grieve and cope with the loss. You can either choose one suited for indoors, outdoors or opt for scattering urns designed to allow you to disperse the remains at the final resting...

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Planning Ahead: Should You Plan Out Your Own Funeral?

By on Sep 9, 2017 in funeral planning |

Planning Ahead: Should You Plan Out Your Own Funeral?For most people, talking about your own funeral is taboo. No one wants to talk about the subject of death and many steer away from the topic. However, it can easily become too late and individuals who pass away leave their loved ones in a bind as they try to pay for funeral expenses. Today, many people are beginning to discuss planning ahead and are making preparations to plan out their own funeral so loved ones do not have to carry the burden. Making PreparationsBy making preparations for your own funeral, you are not leaving the process to your loved ones. At companies such as Casket Gallery & Cremation Service of Florida, you can easily plan out your funeral, from the service to the casket and more. The professional staff can help you with the planning process and you will be leaving instructions behind so that your loved ones do not have to go through the burden of choosing a casket for you, songs for the memorial service, etc. It can be quite difficult for loved ones to be able to plan a funeral due to being so upset over the passing of their family member. By planning out your own funeral, you take away some of the stress and pain by completing this process ahead of time. Speaking to Family MembersWhile it might seem morbid, it is important to speak of your plans to your family members. They need to know that you have taken care of funeral arrangements and expenses so they don’t have to. While it is not a fun subject to talk about, it is important. You want your family to know that you love and care for them and have worked to remove this burden from their hands. Discuss with family members what you have planned so they know that your arrangements are covered for when the time...

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Casket Gallery & Cremation Service Is the Best Place to Find Burial Merchandise

By on Aug 18, 2017 in funeral planning |

Casket Gallery & Cremation Service Is the Best Place to Find Burial MerchandiseFor sixteen years Casket Gallery has been serving the community and offered the largest assortment of caskets and cremation urns in Florida. Owned by retired military veteran Bobby Thomas, Casket Gallery has the mission to provide best service and lowest prices possible to customers when they need burial merchandise. Everyone who had to arrange a funeral knows how stressful and expensive it is, and with Casket Gallery you will find all help you need to save your nerves and your money. The Largest Selection of Caskets and Cremation UrnsIn Casket Gallery, you can find a variety of caskets and cremation urns that will satisfy everyone’s taste. When you select the type of casket, you can also choose from multiple colors available. This is what Casket Gallery offers to the customers who want a steel casket– 20-gauge steel non-gasket caskets, 20-gauge non-steel and non-gasket caskets, 20-gauge steel-gasket caskets, 18-gauge steel non-gasket caskets, and 18-gauge steel-gasket caskets. If you want a wood casket, which is quite popular again in recent years, you can choose one made from solid cedar, solid cherry or a pine. In Casket Gallery, you can also find baby caskets and pet caskets made from steel. And if you want a cremation urn for your loved one, Casket Gallery is the right place with the best offers. Here you can find urns made from genuine brass in a variety of beautiful designs, and for an affordable price. The Best Cremation Service in FloridaThere are a lot of different reasons why someone wants a cremation, and Casket Gallery’s cremation service provides the best affordable services for those who desire non-traditional funeral. Casket Gallery is licensed to do direct cremation service and it is available 24 hours a day. They can also offer you pet cremation service. The Best Funeral ArrangementsIf you want a piece of mind for you and your family, the best choice is to leave the funeral organization to Casket Gallery. They will provide a list of funeral homes and cemeteries for your approval and get you all cost comparison. They will give you all answers you need, help you to shop wisely and guide...

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Sending Off: Casket Choices and Cremation

By on Jul 12, 2017 in Cremation |

Sending Off: Casket Choices and CremationCaskets are designed to preserve the body for a long time. Alternatively, there are many people who also opt for cremation which is sometimes considered a less expensive and more practical method. It utterly depends on the wishes of the deceased: in this case, it is important to consider carefully what it is you’re looking for. Cremation UrnsCremation urns are designed to store the ashes of a loved one and be kept as a memorial for time to come. They generally come in a range of different sizes and can be as simple or as elaborate as you wish. They’re often made from a wide variety of materials including pewter, ebony, brass and many more. The style is completely up to the customer. CasketsCaskets are naturally on the higher end of the price scale. Just like urns, they can also be as simple or as elaborate depending on one’s wishes. The same can be said for the materials that they are made from. Steel caskets are designed to withstand both time and the elements. They can come in a range of colors including powder blue, pearl crepe, white, gold, silver and more. They are generally on the upper end of the price scale. Wooden caskets are considered to be much more environmentally-friendly. They come in a variety of styles as well and, like steel caskets, will often have padding inside. This makes them good for viewings. While it can be a difficult decision to make, many people want to give their loved ones the best for their final journey. It’s important to not only think of the costs but also the sentiment and value that it has behind it: usually, this means taking the time to consider what to get in accordance with your loved one’s...

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