If you decide on cremation services in Phoenix, AZ, either for a loved one or for yourself as part of your pre-plans, there are other decisions to make as well. Cremation services and urns often go hand in hand. Though whatever package you choose from the provider will come with an all-inclusive deal that includes a simple container for the ashes after cremation takes place, many people like to choose something more customized…and more beautiful. Urns are beautiful in a number of ways. Here are a few to consider as you make a choice for yourself or someone in your family.
Urns can be beautiful to the eye simply through the materials they include. Whether you like the look of oak wood, marble, ceramic, or something else, you can find an urn that uses that material. Keep the urn simple with just one material and color in a certain shape can be very beautiful. Seeing that beauty, even if it’s simple, can be comforting. People often notice aesthetics if you have the urn present at the memorial service. Or, if you plan to keep the urn in a family home, it will be present and show there as well.
The Sentimental Aspect
Urns can also be very sentimental and they can mean a lot in the coming years. You could place your loved one’s name and a special phrase on the urn to customize it. You could put their favorite team’s logo on it, or do any number of things. What you do to make the urn unique can give it a sentimental value that brings a smile to your face since a certain memory could arise every time someone sees the urn.
The Honor To Your Loved One
When you are finding an urn for a loved one who passed away, you want to bring honor to them more than anything else. Even if you are going to scatter their ashes and use the urn only for a short time, finding something that you feel is beautiful is honoring to them. You don’t have to get something costly or elaborate to bring honor to that special person in your life. Once the scattering takes place, you can even keep the urn, perhaps with a few ashes remaining, in your home to remember them further.
When you work with professionals on cremation services in Phoenix, AZ, whether you are planning your own in advance, or final services for a loved one, the question of whether or not you want an urn will come up. Urns can be purchased directly from your cremation provider or from any other outlet you choose. The experts at Thompson Funeral Chapel can help you find just what you think is perfect and beautiful, whether that comes from us or elsewhere. Give us a call at (623) 932-1780 to set up a time to speak in person at 926 S Litchfield Rd Goodyear, AZ 85338 and we’ll help you through every step of the process, all the way through finding the perfect urn.