Helpful Definition for: Cemeteries & Crematories
Stockbridge has cemeteries and/or crematories. A cemetery is a burial ground for the deceased. A creamtorium is a place where the mortal remains are burned, which is the norm in some religions and belief systems. Rituals may include burial, cremation, memorial services, installing and inscribing headstones, cremation urns and many others. These services are designed to make the ritual memorable, dignified and loving. One can also pre-plan funerals, pick out headstones, etc. Personalized services may be offered to friends and family of the departed one, to mark the day in the way they would want to remember it. Veterans are buried with special honors. Memorial tablets, flower arrangements and the services of a funeral director are some other services that may be offered in Stockbridge.