For thousands of years, burial has been a traditional means of caring for the physical remains of a loved one. Historical precedence is one thing, but for you, burial may simply be the tradition of your family.When your loved one has chosen the traditional way to be buried, the ceremonies you design revolve around the casket being present. Traditions may be followed, with a viewing, and then a funeral service in a Church, Chapel or by the Graveside.There are many different choices when planning a service and the staff here at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home will help you arrive at the service that best fits your family.
Cremation refers solely to the manner in which you or your loved one has chosen to deal with the physical remains. It does not limit the ways you can honor your loved one's life. Families continue to have traditional funerals including visitation and funeral services. For families choosing cremation, there are more options and flexibility regarding service offerings. Options include a traditional funeral ceremony, followed by cremation and then burial, or a memorial or funeral service after the cremation.Choices are very personal and differ with the wishes of each family, here at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home we will help you make the decisions that best fit your familys needs.