For a variety of reasons, cremation has been growing in popularity. Some people may want a traditional funeral with viewing and a church service but maybe there is no room in the family plot for a full burial, but there is for their ashes. Others may want their ashes scattered in a favorite body of water or maybe off a mountain top; the requests over the years range from the very basic to being part of a fireworks display. Magner Funeral Home has been using the services of Mt. Grove Crematory in Bridgeport. Built on the historic Mt. Grove Cemetery in 1950 it is the oldest crematory in the state and highly respected. While the choice of cremation can allow for more freedom in the timing and location of any service, it can also mean making more detailed decisions to make the occasion personal and meaningful. Whether traditional or themed, religious or humanistic, each funeral or memorial should be as unique as the person it celebrates, while offering comfort to those close to them. We have numerous full-sized and keepsake urns available or you may have a family heirloom that you might be able to use, the options are endless.
With cremation there are a great number of service options available as well, a few of which are listed below. We realize that every family has different needs with regard to the final disposition of their loved ones and will be here to guide you through all available options:
1. Traditional funeral service with cremation.
2. Cremation with memorial service at funeral home or other location.
3. Cremation with visiting hours and no service.
4. Direct cremation.