There are a range of cremated remains options. Initially TW Birks & Son will collect the ashes from the crematorium on your behalf, unless requested otherwise, and look after them until you have decided what you would like to do with them.
Different Cremated Remains Options
Scattering of Cremated Remains
At The Crematorium
Firstly, the cremated remains can be scattered at the crematorium. Additionally, if required, there is a range of memorial options available at the crematorium, for a full brochure please contact the funeral home or crematorium directly.
Secondly, cremated remains are often scattered in a favourite place. Before scattering on private land, the permission of the land-owner should be sought. If the ashes are to kept a while before scattering or a decorated container required, look at the scatter tube options: Scatter Tube Options
Further Scatter Tube Options and Personalised Scatter Tubes can be seen in our general brochure:
Burial of Cremated Remains
Thirdly, in many areas there is the option to bury or inter cremated remains in a churchyard or cemetery. With a memorial stone or plaque erected to mark the location.
The options available depend on your location and there are often fees payable to either the church or council. Please contact the funeral home to discuss through the options available to you.
View suitable caskets for burial in our brochure, downloadable below. Alternatively your local branch will have a selection on display.
Keeping the Cremated Remains at Home
Fourthly, the cremated remains could be carefully transferred into a special urn or casket of your choice.
We offer a wide selection of unique high quality Cremation and Funeral Urns and Keepsake Options.
Please look through our brochure below:
Lastly, a small portion of the cremated remains can be transferred into a beautiful piece of keepsake jewellery.
All our branches have display cabinets for the ‘Ashes Into Glass‘ range. For a brochure and price list please contact your local office. Alternatively click the link to download a PDF version of the Ashes into Glass Brochure.
Other Keepsake Jewellery
Further keepsake jewellery designs are shown in our brochure: