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Dignity Cremation Center

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Chapel of Light

Our new Chapel of Light that graces the J. Herman Humphrey Dignity Cremation Center offers individuals & families a quiet, peaceful and reflective place to see their loved ones prior to their cremation.  Here, family members gather for a private time to share memories, honor the life of their loved one, and hold a private committal service.

Families have consistently expressed to us how special & meaningful this time & place is, and how much they appreciate having had this unique opportunity prior to cremation.  They also express their comfort in knowing that their loved one never leaves our cremation center from the moment we received him or her into care until we return their cremains to the family.

No other facility in our region offers families this kind of unique environment and opportunity.

Cremation Container

Our Dignity Cremation approach is unique from the funeral industry in general which unfortunately is more characteristic of a body disposal business than the care & respect of a deceased loved one.

Once our care team receives your loved one into care, we carefully & respectfully bath and sanitize the body, and shampoo hair and set basic cosmetic features.  When your family comes to the funeral home to finalize arrangements, we ask you to bring your loved one a full set of clothing including undergarments (shoes are optional).  We completely dress your loved one and place them in a special container designed to be cremated with them.

Family members find special meaning in taking colored markers and writing on the unfinished wooden surface a memory, a commemoration message, or just a simple farewell as they see their loved one a final time prior to cremation.

Family Room

Immediately adjoining our Chapel of Light and Dignity Cremation Center is our newly expanded and remodeled family room, where members may lounge and visit.  Beverages and light refreshments are always on hand to enjoy.

The family room also adjoins our larger chapel when families choose to hold a public memorial service for their cremated loved one.  Our main chapel is fully-equipped for live-stream podcasting in high definition so that no one in your family need ever miss the services.

Dining Room

Some families choose to share a meal together either before or after committal and memorial services.  Our new Kate Humphrey Dining Room is equipped to host your family group of 25-30 in having a catered or pot-luck style meal gathering.  It is just right down a corridor from our family room and the Dignity Cremation Center and Chapel of Light.

Families have expressed their appreciation for having a place to gather without having to leave and find a restaurant, home or other facility to share their fellowship & meal time together.


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