When you have cremation services in Roslyn, NY for a loved one, you are doing something honorable and respectful for their final disposition method. But you also get to choose what happens to their remains after the cremation takes place. While some people keep the ashes in an urn at home, others scatter the ashes. Then there are those who want to have the urn buried. There are many different reasons to go with burial. Some people appreciate it because it gives family members a permanent place to visit with a headstone and everything. Other family members may even have a plot in the same cemetery, making it convenient to visit and honor more than one person at a time. It also allows you to place your loved one with other family members.
When you have a regular burial, there’s usually a vault involved around the casket. Is that something that urns need as well? It generally is. Many cemeteries have urn gardens and others allow urn burials next to caskets or in other areas. If those urns do not have a vault around them, the earth could collapse the urn and leave a dent in the ground.
If you visit an older graveyard, you might notice that the ground is uneven. Not only does that not look very nice, but it can be dangerous for those walking through the cemetery. If the urn does not have a vault around it, that’s just what happens. Cemeteries today want safety for everyone who walks through. They also want the grounds to look nice. That requires burials, including those of urns, to have vaults to protect the safety and the aesthetics of the grounds.
It’s also in your best interest to have a vault around the urn, protecting it, in the off chance that you decide you want to move your loved one someday. If you decide to move to a new city, it might pain you to leave your loved one behind. While digging up a casket is not something you would want to do, taking an urn with you is much easier. And the urn would be protected and in good condition for the move because of the vault around it.
If you want to talk further about cremation services in Roslyn, NY, urn burial, and vaults, the professionals at Roslyn Heights Funeral Home are here for you at any time. We understand that these decisions are hard, and we will never push you in any direction over another. Instead, we will offer you the information you need to make the right decisions for your family members. You can ask us as many questions as you’d like in order to make clear decisions with confidence. We want the best for your loved one so when you place them in our hands, you can trust that they will get nothing but the utmost dignity and respect. Call us or look into our services online to start the process.