Traditional and Personalized Funeral Options in Chicago
When you're grieving for a lost loved one, you may feel like you're
in no condition to plan a funeral. However, organizing a respectful memorial
service is an excellent way to honor your deceased loved one and help
the other survivors come to terms with the loss. The professionals at
Leak & Sons Funeral Homes understand grief, and we will do everything
we can to help you make the appropriate funeral arrangements. Whether
you're looking for traditional memorialization, personalized memorialization,
or a combination of the two, we're the right Chicago funeral home to call.
Traditional Funeral Options
Funerals have been a part of human life and death since time immemorial.
Through the eons, Western cultures have adopted a number of traditional
Religious Service: If your loved one belonged to a particular religious tradition, you might
choose to hold the funeral service at a house of worship. Depending on
your loved one's faith, the service itself may include readings from
a holy text and other traditional rites.
Graveside Service: Some people find comfort in seeing their loved one laid to rest in their
final resting place. It’s common to organize a graveside service
instead of or in addition to a traditional funeral service.
Traditional Burial: People have been burying their lost loved ones for centuries. Purchasing
a casket, a burial plot, and a headstone is a time-honored tradition,
and a fine way to say goodbye to a loved one.
Personalized Funeral Options
A funeral should honor the deceased in a manner that would suit his or
her personality. That's why we encourage our clients to personalize
their memorialization wherever possible.
Custom Celebration of Life: If a church funeral service isn't your loved one's style, you
might consider having a more personal celebration of life. You could hold
the service at your house, or perhaps your loved one's favorite outdoor spot.
Unique Funeral Urn: If you decide to cremate your deceased loved one, you'll have many
possible options for the remains. You could place the cremated remains
in a unique decorative urn, for example, and place that urn in a place
of honor in your home.
Memorial Monument: You can say farewell to a loved one in the traditional way while adding
some personal touches. For example, you could honor your loved one with
a memorial bench, pedestal, or mausoleum.
Leak & Sons Funeral Homes has been providing a wide range of respectful
funeral services since 1933. If you are looking for an appropriate way
to honor a deceased loved one, call our Chicago funeral home at (773) 846-6567.