A Place to Gather and Remember
This means creating a dedicated place for family and friends to connect and remember your loved one.
In our modern society, people aren't given enough time to grieve their losses. The pressures of work, even the simple emotional need to ‘be busy,’ often bring the bereaved back into the ‘real’ world far too soon.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a cremation garden?
A cremation garden is a purpose-built area in the cemetery designed for the final entombment of cremated remains. It may include a communal lawn and beautifully landscaped area for a scattering garden. The park-like design is laid out with paths, cremation benches, boulders designed to house the ashes, a vast lawn with columbaria, and cremation monuments. Many memorial parks offer different options for creating a spiritual and personal place for permanent memorialization.
What is the purpose of a cemetery?
A cemetery is a dedicated place for the final disposition of the dead. The land is specifically designated as a permanent memorial landmark that houses graves, tombs, and funeral urns.
What's the difference between graveyard and cemetery?
The terms graveyard and cemetery can be used interchangeably, but a graveyard differs for being a burial ground that is situated within the bounds of a churchyard.
What is a mausoleum used for?
A mausoleum is a specially constructed stone building for the entombment of the dead. Or simply a building and monument with rooms to house the remains of the deceased for above-ground burial.