When a person passes away around the holidays, it can be difficult to choose the right time or way to have a funeral. You want to be able to allow your family members time to attend but it can be hard to decide if you should try to plan the funeral or hold off. While traditional funerals require you to make a decision quickly, you can buy yourself some time if you choose cremation services in New Providence, NJ. There are several reasons you should consider cremation around the holidays. Here are a few of them.
When money is tight around the holidays, you may be struggling to come up with enough cash for a funeral. This is why cremation can come in handy for many different reasons. Cremation is much more affordable than a traditional funeral, so you will be able to complete the memorial service with less money. You can also choose the have a cremation service and then have the memorial service at a later time when you can save up enough money to give your loved one a proper service.
Buy Some Time
It can be hard for family members to make travel arrangements around the holidays. They may not be able to find tickets due to the crowded airports and roads. Some people may also have already made travel plans that prevent that from returning in time for the service. They may also be struggling to find the money to buy tickets or pay for their travels. By choosing cremation you can give your family members a chance to save their money so they are able to travel to the memorial service at a later date.
Most people don’t want to relate death to a holiday. When a loved one dies around the holidays and you have to plan a funeral, it can take away from the actual holiday. Each year when the holidays come around you will be reminded of your loved one’s death and funeral. While the holidays may still be tough, cremation can allow you to plan the service before or after the holiday so you can still find a way to make the holidays special for your loved ones. You won’t have to spend the holidays planning a funeral but will instead be able to give your loved one a respectful service.
If you have lost a loved one around the holidays and are worried about how you will find the time and money to give them the service they deserve, be sure to consider cremation services in New Providence, NJ. If you need help planning the service or if you have questions about the cremation process, be sure to call Bradley & Son Funeral Homes, LLC. We are happy to help you with each step of the planning process and will go out of our way to help you. Give us a call or stop by to learn more.