Services We Offer

Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff and Overhead

This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of funeral arrangements you select. Items in this category may include personnel services, the arrangement conference, coordination services, clerical assistance and overhead expenses.

Preparation of the Body
Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a viewing. Items in this category may include embalming, bathing, dressing, cosmetizing, casketing or refrigeration.

Use of Facilities and Staff
Items in this category may include the use of our facility for visitations or funeral services and the services of our staff for visitations or funeral services at our location or another location.

Transportation
Items in this category may include transfer or transport of the deceased as well as use of funeral vehicles.

Forwarding Remains to another Funeral Home
Items in this category may include services associated with the pick-up, handling and transport of the deceased.

Receiving Remains from another Funeral Home
Items in this category may include services associated with receipt of, handling and transport of the deceased.

Direct Cremation
Items in this category may include crematory charges, transportation, refrigeration, the cremation container and staff services.

Immediate Burial
Items in this category may include removal of remains, transportation, refrigeration, service vehicle and staff services.

Traditional Graveside Funerals

A burial service, conducted at the side of the grave, tomb, mausoleum or cremation, at which the body of the decedent is buried or cremated at the conclusion.

Sometimes, the burial service will immediately follow the funeral, in which case a funeral procession travels from the site of the memorial service to the burial site. Other times, the burial service takes place at a later time, when the final resting place is ready.

If the decedent served in a branch of the Armed forces, military rites are often accorded at the burial service.

In many religious traditions, pallbearers,  friends or family of the decedent, will carry the casket from the chapel (of a funeral home or church) to the hearse, and from the hearse to the site of the burial service. The pallbearers often sit in a special reserved section during the memorial service.

Memorial and Cremation Services

The memorial service is a service given for the deceased without the body present. This may take place after an earth burial, cremation (sometimes the cremains are present), entombment, or burial at sea. Typically these services take place at the funeral home and may include prayers, poems, or songs to remember the deceased. Pictures of the deceased are usually placed at the altar where the body would normally be.

Columburium and Niche Spaces at Evergreen Memorial Gardnes

Evergreen Memorial Gardens offers a large range of options, from full above ground burial to many options of niches to hold a variety of urns.