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Cremation Services

If your family has chosen cremation, we offer affordable services that help celebrate the life of your loved one while giving you several options for a public gathering, and a final resting place. This is all done in our new onsite Crematory- where your loved one will never leave our care.

Traditional Funeral Service followed by Cremation

Many families find meaning and beauty in a traditional funeral service. With a traditional service combined with cremation, you can still choose to have a final viewing, visitation or wake, and a funeral service. However instead of in-ground burial, the funeral will be followed by cremation. Depending on your wishes, the ashes may be either returned to your family for storage in an urn, scattered, or interred in a columbarium or ground. Or we now offer solidified remains in Parting Stone.

This option will include fees for the funeral services as well as the fees associated with the cremation itself.

Memorial Service

Just like a funeral service, a memorial service is a time to remember your loved one. This can be held shortly after death or weeks later, with or without an urn present. What’s important is that it creates a time and a place for family and friends to gather together and support one another, share memories and pay their respects. We can hold a memorial service at our funeral home, the final resting place or at your home. Some families wonder why we are needed at the memorial service at church. Let us explain our value. At the service, you should be focused on the family, friends, and grieving your loved one, not hosting an event. Our funeral directors collect memorial items and photos to present at the service. We receive and photograph the flowers as they arrive so that you have a record who sent each arrangement. We collect donations, and provide equipment such as flower stands and memorial tables. Our staff also reserves seating for family and set up displays, and give directions to guests. We manage parking and reserve parking for family. Our staff is positioned near the entrance to greet guests and encourage them to sign the guest book and oversee the flow of the service. When it comes to honoring your loved one, leave it to the experts to make sure everything is perfect. At Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremations Services, we think of every detail so you don't have to.

Celebration of Life

A life is meant to be celebrated and if you are looking for a personal service we can do that with a Certified Celebrant. We can also do a remembrance reception at our facility.

Simple Cremation

The option includes no services, however we offer immediate family the opportunity to have a final goodbye.


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