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Traditional Funeral Service

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Graveside Service

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Cremation Service

At Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., our family has been serving yours since 1939. We are committed to you and your personal preferences as we work together to design traditional or cremation funeral services to suit your needs. Our experience has shown us that most families select one of the following services, each of which can be personalized to meet your wishes. Please select one of the following for more information on that particular service.

Our Services

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Traditional Funeral Service

This is the most commonly selected package that we offer, and includes:

  • Services of the funeral director, administrative staff, professional staff for coordinating, personalizing, and directing the funeral service.
  • Preparation and filing of legal documents, and other paperwork necessary to complete the arrangements.
  • Removal from the place of death to the funeral home.
  • Embalming and sanitary care of the remains; dressing, casketing, cosmetics.
  • Use of facilities for visitation and funeral service at the funeral home, church or other location.
  • Automotive equipment including funeral coach and service van.
  • Graveside service.

Traditional Funeral Service with One or Two Hours of Visitation Prior to Service and Burial

Includes everything listed above with one or two hours of visitation prior to the funeral service at the funeral home, church or other location.

Traditional Funeral Service Prior to Cremation 

This option includes everything listed above and can include a day of visitation with funeral services at the funeral home, church, or other location followed by cremation as an alternative to burial.

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The Graveside Funeral Service (or Direct Burial) includes a funeral services at the grave site only rather than at the funeral home, church, or other location. The funeral director and clergy will often meet the family at the graveside and a brief committal service will take place.

This type of service is more cost effective and less formal but can include a separate visitation period at the Funeral Home if desired by the family.

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With the recent addition of the Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home "Crematory", we can now offer you a much lower cost alternative to the Traditional Funeral Service at an even greater savings. Our own on-site facility will afford us the opportunity to offer this alternative at a greater cost savings to you than before. Plus you will have full peace of mind knowing your loved one will never leave our care and will always be treated with the dignity and respect that you have entrusted to us. No other funeral care provider in Sidney can make that claim and guarantee. 

Cremation provides an alternative to traditional funeral services yet still allows the option of visitation and funeral services should they be selected. Options for the ashes of the cremated human remains include earth burial on the family plot, scattering of the ashes, placement in an urn, or to be placed in a columbarium niche or other location.

Cremation with Memorial Service

This choice includes Basic Cremation, and also offers a memorial service or visitation with a memorial service to be held after the cremation.

Basic Cremation

Is the simplest form of disposition, and includes no ceremonies or rites. It takes place only after obtaining a signed death certificate from the attending physician, along with a signed authorization from the authorized agent of the deceased. In the State of Ohio there is a twenty-four hour waiting period after time of death before cremation can be performed since cremation is irreversible.

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