Protecting Loved Ones From Cremation Pitfalls

By: Laura Sussman
Monday, February 18, 2019

Las Vegas, NV cremation is more popular today that is has been in past years and there are a lot of reasons for that. First, cremation allows huge versatility in timing, location, service type, and in many other areas. Some families feel that versatility allows them to truly honor their loved one in a way that is both special and unique. Second, cremation is generally less costly than traditional burials. That is mainly because there are many products and services involved with traditional burial that don’t have to go along with cremation.  

However, there are still things that can go wrong with cremation and you want to protect your loved ones from feeling remorse or guilt over those things as much as you can. One of the best ways you can do that is to plan your own cremation in advance. Take a look at some of the pitfalls and see how pre-planning can avoid them for your family members. 

Family Is Unsure As To What You Want 

If your family doesn’t know what you want, they might choose to go with cremation for a variety of reasons. However, they might feel bad about that because they possibly chose it because of the finances and now they feel guilty about that fact. You don’t want your family to feel guilty on your behalf. Instead, plan your own cremation so they will know just what you want and will have nothing to feel guilty about regarding the choice. 

Family Choose Too Many Services 

Cremation opens up a world of options to any family member planning for a loved one. Cremation can be quite simple, but it can also include lots of details. You could, for example, have a visitation and full funeral and then go to cremation. Those services will cost more, but they are certainly options. Your family members want the best for you so they may go all out, even if that’s not what you really wanted. They are then saddled with the expenses that go along with the services they have chosen. To avoid all that, set up your cremation in advance and choose the services you want to go along with it. You can even pay for it in advance if you want your family to have nothing to worry about at all after you are gone. 

Cremation in Las Vegas, NV is quite popular, but there are still things that your family members might be unsure about if you don’t leave them with plans. If you’re ready to set things in motion and get everything lined up, or at least look into options, contact Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services by calling (702) 485-6500. You can also visit us at 3975 S. Durango Drive, Suite 104 Las Vegas, NV 89147 where our compassionate representatives are here to help you look over the choices. Planning your own cremation may not seem like a fun option, but it is definitely in your family’s best interest. Relieving them of that burden is one final gift you can give to them when your time comes. 

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