Has your family decided that you would like to scatter a loved one's cremated remains following their upcoming cremation services in Zionsville, IN? If so, you should consider planning out an ash scattering ceremony for them. This way, you'll be able to celebrate your loved one's life one final time before scattering their remains in a special place. Want to know how to map out a great ash-scattering ceremony for a loved one? Continue reading to find out how it's done.
Where would you like to scatter a loved one's cremated remains after their Zionsville, IN cremation is complete? That's the first thing you should decide when you're planning to hold ash scattering for a loved one. You can scatter a loved one's remains at sea, on a mountaintop, or even in a national park or another place that was important to your loved one. No matter where you decide to scatter a loved one's remains, you should make sure it's a place that holds some significance to you. It'll make it a more monumental event than it would be otherwise.
If someone from your family would like to host a loved one's ash scattering ceremony, they're welcome to do it. But you might also want to decide to hire a celebrant to host the ceremony for you so that your family can focus on celebrating your loved one's life. A funeral home might be able to set you up with a celebrant that can help. You might also want to look around at the different celebrants in your area and see which ones can provide you with the assistance you need.
During your loved one's ash scattering ceremony, you'll likely want to have readings, prayers, songs, etc. You should give some serious thought to which of these things you will include. Ideally, you should try to pick out readings, prayers, songs, etc. that either remind you of your loved one or were ones that your loved one enjoyed. You should also speak with a celebrant about which ones they might recommend for an ash scattering ceremony.
More often than not, you aren't going to hold an ash scattering ceremony for a loved one right after their cremation. You're going to wait a few weeks and maybe even a few months to stage it. Because of this, you will want to reach out to those who you think should be in attendance at an ash scattering ceremony to invite them to it. You might not be able to invite dozens of people to an ash scattering ceremony, but you should be sure that all your loved one's immediate family members and good friends are there.
Is your family interested in the idea of holding an ash scattering ceremony for a loved one? Our funeral home can help you plan one. We can also assist families with many other aspects of Zionsville, IN cremations. Give us a call today for all of your family's cremation needs.