The Benefits of Pre-planning

At Cremation Society of Missouri, we are often asked, “When is a good time to start pre-planning my funeral arrangements?” The simple answer is, it’s always a good time to start thinking about pre-planning your final arrangements. Culturally, talking about your own death and final wishes could be considered unsettling – but, we assure you [...]

The Benefits of Pre-planning2019-04-09T09:10:48-06:00

The Importance of Power of Attorney

When a loved one passes away, understanding who has the rights to make the funeral arrangements can be a confusing and difficult topic to understand. By law the legal next of kin is often responsible for marking funeral arrangements, unless a Power of Attorney (POA) has been legally designated. Typically, the legal next of kin [...]

The Importance of Power of Attorney2019-03-14T08:37:34-06:00

Choosing the Right Cremation Provider

As cremation continues to become a popular choice, families are often faced with the question “How do I choose the best cremation provider?”. This is an important question that leads to a very important decision. There are several cremation providers throughout the St. Louis and St. Charles area, which can make choosing a provider [...]

Choosing the Right Cremation Provider2019-02-01T00:25:02-06:00

What To Do When Death Occurs

The moment a loved one passes away can often be overwhelming but understanding what to do when a death occurs can ease the burden of stress and provide a sense of direction during this difficult time. Depending upon where your loved one passes away, or the circumstances of the death will determine who needs to [...]

What To Do When Death Occurs2019-01-03T10:28:52-06:00

Unique Dignified Services for Veterans

All veterans deserve to be honored for their incredible sacrifices and their time spent in the service. Here at Cremation Society of Missouri, we are proud to honor our country’s veterans with unique dignified services. Our Honoring our Veterans Package offers a simple solution for families who would like to have a military service for [...]

Unique Dignified Services for Veterans2018-12-11T08:40:48-06:00

Choosing a Columbarium

Once the decision has been made to use cremation as the method of disposition the question of what to do with the cremated remains arises. Families have many options such as burial, scattering, or keeping the cremated remains at home. However, there is another option that is becoming popular amongst families choosing cremation; this alternative [...]

Choosing a Columbarium2018-11-08T06:50:44-06:00

Fingerprint Jewelry

Imagine being able to feel your loved one’s touch everything single day even after they pass away. Imagine having a keepsake that keeps the memory of your loved one with you and makes you feel close to them even on the hardest days; this is what fingerprint jewelry is all about. Fingerprint jewelry is a [...]

Fingerprint Jewelry2018-11-08T05:39:13-06:00

Choosing an Urn

Choosing an urn can be a very personal decision and often people aren’t aware of the different options they can choose from. Most people are accustomed to seeing the traditional vase shaped urn that has a narrow neck and is sealed with a lid or cover. The traditional urn is still a very common choice, [...]

Choosing an Urn2018-11-08T05:39:13-06:00

Memorial Option: Scattering

As more families are choosing cremation for disposition the memorial option of scattering is becoming a popular option. Scattering the remains of a loved one offers families closure and the start of the healing process. When choosing to scatter the remains of a loved one there are some key things to remember: Choose a location [...]

Memorial Option: Scattering2018-11-08T05:39:14-06:00

Not All Cremation Providers Are The Same

Not all cremation providers are the same. If you are like most people, you may be unfamiliar with how cremation pricing works. Some may wonder whether one provider is really offering the same thing as another provider. Many companies advertise low prices to get you to contact them, or give incomplete pricing on the phone [...]

Not All Cremation Providers Are The Same2018-11-08T05:39:14-06:00