Although cremation is becoming a more popular option for disposing of a loved one’s remains, some of the terminology associated with cremation may be unfamiliar. A “crematorium” generally refers to the facility where cremations take place. During cremation, the remains of a deceased person are placed in a cremation chamber, called a retort, where they… Read More »
When people come to Lone Star Cremation to request our services in honoring the memory of their deceased loved one, they will occasionally ask: Is a casket required for cremation? Technically, the answer is no, but that comes with this caveat: the deceased does need to be cremated in a covered container that’s leak-proof, rigid,… Read More »
The death of a loved one means finding the proper farewell for them, taking into account their wishes before dying or assessing their overall approach to life if death came unexpectedly. Adapting this to a final event such as cremation services means having someone with plenty of experience in the field, something that Lone Star… Read More »
The loss of a loved one to death is something each of us deals with at some point in our lives, but there’s no single way to deal with the aftermath of coping without the individual’s presence in our lives. Following the wishes of the loved one can be a way to ease the pain, and… Read More »
Dealing with death is never easy, but grief can sometimes result in people not knowing what to do when death occurs. This can happen when the passing was unexpected, which can engulf a family in emotional turmoil.
The anguish that comes with losing a family member sometimes extends to the economic impact of the cremation cost. Many funeral home charges depend on such things as the prevailing market, the deceased’s location and accessibility. In addition, overhead fees are often tacked on the final bill.
Most of the Cremation urns that we offer through our website www.lonestarcremation.com can be engraved for an additional fee of just $69.00.(No Tax) Which includes up to three lines of engraving. For example Line one a verse, line two name, and line three dates. Or in any order that you choose. Some urns can be… Read More »
The person that is legally obligated to authorize the disposition or human remains is governed by Texas Health and Safety Code 711.02. It states: Sec. 711.002. DISPOSITION OF REMAINS; DUTY TO INTER. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (l), unless a decedent has left directions in writing for the disposition of the decedent’s remains as… Read More »
It is never too early to begin thinking about your funeral or cremation. This is especially true for people who prefer a cremation with a small service to a funeral. Some families do not know for sure whether their loved one wanted a cremation or not. It is unfortunate that these families end up paying… Read More »
When you need cremation services, the options to choose from can seem overwhelming. Lonestar Cremation has grouped these options together in three convenient packages to take the stress out of choosing. However, there are still some choices you need to make to be sure you get the package that best fits your needs. Here are… Read More »