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Graveside Burial Service


This package is offered for families that do not want or need a formal wake, viewing, or funeral. The committal service permits family and friends to gather at the time of burial with their clergy right at the cemetery.

This Graveside Burial Service Package Includes:

  1. Basic services of funeral director, staff, and overhead.
  2. Local transfer from place of death...24 / 7 availability
  3. Sanitary care and shelter of remains.
  4. If it is necessary for someone to view the deceased for identification purposes you may do it here in the privacy of Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home.
  5. Completing and filing death certificate and securing necessary permits.
  6. Placing obituary notices in newspapers.
  7. Use of hearse.
  8. Consulting with clergy and cemetery.
  9. Coordination of services, setting up flowers, cemetery chairs, and ordering a tent, if necessary or requested.
  10. Prayer cards, register book, acknowledgment cards and aftercare program.

Additional expenses you should expect include:

  • We have over twenty caskets for you to choose from on display in our casket selection room.
  • Most cemeteries require you to purchase a burial vault that the casket is buried in.
  • Newspaper obituary charges.
  • Fees to open and close the grave.
  • Cemetery fees, clergy honorarium, and flowers.

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