Selecting the type of
Cemetery property that you prefer is a
personal decision, but one that should
be thought out in advance. Most people
have very strong feelings concerning how
they wish to be buried, but don't necessarily
know what to do next.
The best way to start
is to just talk! Have the conversation
with your loved ones. It's easier than
you think. Begin by discussing your preferences
concerning the different types of burial.
The choice you make will
depend greatly on your religious beliefs,
your cultural customs and of course, your
Please view below some of our
Traditional In-Ground Burial
burial is historically the preference
of most Americans. Loved ones that have
passed, rest in a casket that is placed
into a vault in the earth. A monument
is then placed not only to memorialize
the life of your loved one, but to act
as a physical reminder of the love you
Once reserved for royalty,
Mausoleum crypts are today's most chosen
form of burial. Mausoleum crypts are often
less expensive when compared to the total
cost of in-ground burials, because vaults
and monuments are not needed. Mausoleum
spaces are clean, dry and ventilated so
that your loved ones are sheltered from
the harsh elements of the earth.
The Cremation Association
of North America reports that the national
cremation rate will rise to over 54.3%
by the year 2020! Often times the romanticized
notion of scattering your loved ones'
remains is thought of during such an emotional
time. However, placing your loved ones'
in a cemetery allows for a permanent and
safe place to memorialize and reflect
on the life you shared.
Calvary Cemetery has
different options to meet your cremation
burial needs. In-ground burial as well
as Mausoleum or Columbarium entombment
are both excellent options that are available.
Regardless of your preference for burial,
keep in mind that choosing cremation does
not mean doing away with the traditions
that help us move forward.