Timelessly Elegant Memorial Options

Cremation has become an increasingly popular choice over traditional burial for many reasons. Many people are interested in this option, but remain unsure about other aspects such as their final resting place options, funeral traditions, personal beliefs and more. Family members may be concerned that choosing cremation may appear “cheap” or will eliminate the ability to hold a funeral or ceremony. In reality, cremation still allows for choosing unique and special options for you or your loved one. Complete the form to unlock our Online Planning Guide that will provide valuable guidelines and help you organize some of the essential information ahead of time.

It’s about choices that will carry your legacy.

It’s very common to have questions when it comes to considering cremation. However, there are a number of reasons why cremation maybe the right choice for you or your family.

Allows for Above-Ground or Traditional Burial
Cremains can be memorialized above-ground in urns, mausoleums or even scattered in meaningful locations. They can also be buried in a gravesite or interred in other memorial sites.

Peace Of Mind
A simple yet elegant process grants the family peace of mind, freeing them to focus on healing and leaving more resources to secure their loved one’s legacy.

Unique Legacies
For those looking for more unique memorials, cremains can be crafted into jewelry-ready mini urns, placed in private gardens, benches, scatter at sea options, and glass niches. Even the opportunity to separate cremains amongst family and property.

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What Are My Options?

It’s a common misconception that choosing cremation limits the ability for friends or family to celebrate their loved one’s life. Cremation actually offers multiple, flexible memorial options that may surprise you. Request our Online Planning Guide for more information. Whatever your preference or financial situation, cremation at Green Hills Memorial Park allows you to honor their memory in a number of unique and respectful ways:

Glass Front Niche

Glass niches or “memory boxes” are offered in various sizes and shapes and allow families the greatest degree of personalization for a cremation burial.


Outdoor cremation memorial options include the following:

Private Gardens and Family Estates
These unique offerings allow you to customize your private cemetery within our memorial park by incorporating beautiful stone walls, lush landscaping, personalized memorials and benches.
Granite Front Niche
These beautiful, above-ground burial options are constructed of stunning granite or marble and are offered for single, companion or family selections.
Ground burial
Ground burial offers the ability to bury one or two family members in several diverse areas throughout our park.

Cremation Services Options

We offer a variety of scatter cremation options for families to choose from:

Graveside Funeral Services
Create a permanent gathering place for your loved one’s cremated remains.
For those who want the ease of cremation without sacrificing a permanent resting place, a graveside funeral service may be a good option. Our team will guide you through the service possibilities, including outdoor graveside funerals or cremation columbaria, each of which can be personalized to honor and reflect your loved one.
Committal Services
Healing ceremonies that pay tribute to your loved one.
Committal services are held at the cemetery, following a funeral at the mortuary chapel or your place of worship. This symbolic service is a beautiful step forward in the healing process and can complement many end-of-life options and preferences.
Scattering Cremated Remains
Coastline Memorials
Taking a loved one’s ashes to a meaningful place and scattering them honors the deceased and can even be an elegant end to a celebration of life or memorial service.

Shore Line Memorial Service

We offer a variety of scatter cremation options for families to choose from:

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Green Hills Memorial Park offers flexible financing solutions and multiple burial options so you and your family can enjoy peace of mind.

Cremation Planning Process

Did you know choosing Cremation can still involve as much planning as a Traditional Burial? Our Online Planning Guide will help you organize some of the essential information ahead of time.

Discovery Process

Choosing the disposition of remains

Cremation vs. Traditional burial

Selecting your wishes

Finalizing paperwork, Payment & Signatures


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Resources So You Can Plan Ahead

Our families are at the forefront of what we do; we hear them. We are committed to serving them with love and patience every step of the way, while exceeding their expectations. Our staff at Green Hills understands how important these decisions are. We’ve provided “5 Things to Start Planning Now” so you can minimize the stress of unknown preferences and decision-making under pressure, ahead of time.

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When we say the word cremation, what do you think of? If you are like most people we talk to, you think of a past experience, when a family relation passed, was cremated, and was placed to rest in the home of a family member. Maybe you even envision the urn resting on the mantle.  With this picture in mind, talking about cremation wouldn’t be an enjoyable conversation to have, would it? At the least, it would be a short one.
For us, talking about cremation is less painful because we know ahead of time how the conversation is going to go. We’ve been down this road hundreds if not thousands of times, and the result is always the same. Our clients go from the picture in their mind of cremation to discovering all of the new, beautiful and personal options which are available. Most are pleasantly surprised and genuinely grateful by the choices available to them. Thankfully, the days of our loved ones resting in an urn on the mantle as the only possibility are long gone. The “urn on the mantle” has been replaced by a thoughtful celebration of life and a preserved legacy for generations to come.
It’s our goal at Green Hills Memorial Park to bring you peace of mind by communicating solutions which help families celebrate their loved ones’ life with respect and dignity. With that in mind here are several cremation options to consider.
Glass Front Niche
One of the most popular cremation burial options are glass front niches or “Memory Boxes.” Families appreciate the flexibility available to them for personalizing this stately final resting place.
Memory Boxes are offered in a variety of sizes and shapes. These elegant selections are back-lit and often decorated with pictures, memorabilia, and keepsakes, helping families perfectly memorialize their loved one.
Granite Front Niche
These beautiful above ground burial options are constructed of stunning granite or marble and are offered for single, companion or family selections. These niches, set in the healing canvas of nature, have remained a popular option for our visiting families due to their proximity to streams, waterfalls and scenic vantage points within the park.
Ground Burial
Many of our traditional families prefer this familiar means of cremation burial. Ground burial offers the ability to bury one or two family members in a number of diverse areas throughout our park.
Mixed Burial Needs
Occasionally, families express diverse needs as it relates to traditional and cremation burial choices. Our park specializes in working with these families and our many available options at Green Hills allow us to accommodate their needs and preferences, regardless of their choice in final disposition.
Shore Line Memorial Service
There are several types of scatter cremation options available for those who wish their remains to be set free on the water.
A Thoughtful, Permanent Resting Place
Of most importance is the conversation regarding a permanent resting place for cremated remains. All of the options at Green Hills Memorial Park make possible thoughtful preparations for a resting place in perpetuity.
Sadly, we often see loved ones cremains being passed down to future generations who no longer care, made evident as cremation urns end up at yard sales, scrap metal recycling centers, and other unusual places. Making preparations sooner rather than later keeps the focus on the celebration of a life and preserves the legacy of your loved ones’ for all future generations.
Give your loved ones’ the peace of mind that they can celebrate and grieve peacefully, and future generations will not be faced with the question of “What do we do with this urn now?”