Frequently Asked Questions

Can family members witness a cremation?

Yes. This request should be discussed at the arrangement conference so a date and time can be scheduled. 

How long does the cremation process take?

The entire process can take approximately 3 to 5 hours.

What can I do with the cremated remains?

You can keep the cremated remains in your possession, scatter where allowed, bury in a cemetery or place in a mausoleum. A portion of the cremated remains may be kept as a remembrance usually in a mini urn or keepsake jewelry.

Why do most families choose cremation?

Cremation has become increasingly popular as it is simple, affordable and also provides peace of mind to the family during this difficult time. Many people also choose cremation for environmental concerns, the dignity and simplicity of cremation.

Do I have to buy an urn from the cremation company I use?

No! You are not required to buy an urn from the funeral home or crematory that you use. It’s all up to you from where you want to buy an urn.

How can I make sure my cremation is environmentally friendly?

The options for green cremation are growing. There are various ways you can make cremation less harmful to the environment such as by choosing a biodegradable cremation container and urns.

Can I plan my cremation in advance?

Yes. Planning your cremation ahead provides peace of mind to the family and also help save money down the lane. For more information, feel free to call us.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, checks, and cash. We review with you every possible and available benefit.

If I or someone I know is faced with a funeral emergency, when can we call you?

Affordable Edmonton Cremation is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Personal service is our absolute priority. Please call us.