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Cremation Services

Over 50 Years of Experience & Dedication

Often, when considering cremation memorial services, it is assumed that there can’t be a funeral service or visitation service along with the cremation. However, that is not the case at all; when choosing cremation, we encourage you to consider having a memorial service as well. At Guilford Funeral Home, we offer cremation planning services for families throughout Guilford, CT, Madison, CT, Clinton, CT, and the nearby areas.

There are many options open to you when it comes to honoring your loved one’s life. There is the option to have a final viewing prior to the cremation or to hold a formal, traditional service before or after the cremation process. Once the cremation itself is completed, there are many options for the final disposition of your loved one:

  • Interment is the burial or entombment of your loved one’s cremated remains. This can be done in the family plot, a cremation niche, memorial site, or urn garden. It can also be done indoors or outdoors. Our staff can provide the assistance you need to help you make the best decision, including the selection of cremation boxes and cremation burial urns. 

  • Graveside Services are similar to traditional ground burial services where loved ones are present at the burial site. This is a time to honor the deceased through meaningful tributes and memorial prayers. 

  • Scattering is the spreading of your loved one’s ashes in a cemetery, memorial garden, over water, or at another meaningful location. There is also the option to scatter some of the cremated remains while retaining some in an urn for burial.

  • Placing cremated remains in multiple urns allows family members who are separated by distance to each feel the comfort of having their loved one’s final resting place in a nearby location.