Frequently Asked Questions

Cremation services accounted for 41% of all death services in 2011. That percentage is expected to rise above 55% by 2025.

Most religions practiced in the United States permit cremation, but it is best to consult your religious advisor if you have any questions.

Yes. Cremation uses fewer resources than many other disposition options. It does require the burning of fossil fuels.

No. In most cases, embalming is not necessary when a body is going to be cremated. The deceased is placed in a climate controlled care center prior to cremation.

Most organ donations take place at the medical facility in which the death occurs and the hospital arranges for the donation before your loved one is transferred into our care.

Social security may award death benefits to survivors of deceased workers who were covered and fit certain guidelines. Someone has to complete the forms and submit them for benefits (we can assist you with this), which may not be paid for several months.

Your money is placed into an insurance account or a state required trust fund, and held and invested according to state law for future need. Trust fund reports are filed with each state where we do business.

Whether cremation is pre-planned or you're planning at the time of death, one call to Just Funeral Care is all you need.

Yes, for an additional cost, the immediate family members can view the deceased prior to cremation in our viewing room.

Cremation is the process of reducing the human body to cremated remains using high heat and flame. The deceased is placed in a cremation chamber in a combustible container. All organic matter is consumed by heat and evaporation within approximately 4 hours. After the cremated remains are removed from the cremation chamber, any remaining large fragments are removed and processed further to reduce into remains.

Yes, as long as there are separate cremation urns or containers to put the remains in.