Cremations

 

 

 

You can rely on the Wade Family's dedication to the highest standards and professional service to ensure that your loved one is treated with family care and respect throughout the cremation process.

 

 

 
We offer a variety of cremation packages to meet your needs. Our minimal cremation package is listed below:

Cremation:


Our Cremation service includes but is not limited to:

  • Personnel available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to initial call
  • Arrangement conference with family or responsible party
  • Bookkeeping and general clerical administration (including initial notification to Social Security, preparation and placement of obituaries and filing of insurance)
  • Preparation and filing of death certificates, cremation permit, and burial transit permit (all requirements for cremation process)
  • Coordinating with local medical examiner if required
  • Transportation of deceased to crematory
  • Caring for body prior to cremation (refrigeration)
  • Alternative container made of approved material, in which the body is placed for cremation
  • The cremation itself performed by a Certified Technician
  • A temporary container for the ashes
  • Provision for pickup of the cremains by an authorized person

Additional Optional Items:


  • County charge for Certified Copies of the Death Certificate ($21 for initial request, $4 for additional)
  • Any newspaper charges from the publisher for obituary notices
  • Cremation permit acquired from Medical Examiners office in County where death occurred ($15-$25)
  • Additional charges for Special Requests

     

Full Service Cremation:


  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Embalming
  • Other preparation of the body
  • Use of facilities for visitation
  • Use of facilities for funeral service
  • Transfer of remains to our funeral home
  • Hearse
  • Register book
  • Acknowledgement cards
  • Prayer cards
  • Crucifix

     

Direct cremation (without ceremony):


  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Removal of remains
  • Transportation to crematory
  • Necessary authorizations

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container; alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are a fiberboard container or an unfinished wood box.

Additional Cremation Packages:

The following cremation packages are also available:

  • Cremation with Memorial Service
  • Viewing followed by Cremation
  • Viewing and Traditional Service followed by Cremation

Please stop by or call us for additional information on pricing and what each package includes. For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions.


Emotional and financial burdens can be overwhelming when death occurs. The Wade Family hopes to alleviate as much financial and emotional stress as possible during your difficult time.

Please do not hesitate to compare our services and pricing with local funeral homes in the area. We pride ourselves on our exceptional service, no-pressure sales, and exceptional value. We are here to serve you and your family through a very difficult time and fulfill your needs only.

 

Wade Family Funeral Home • 4140 West Pioneer Parkway • Arlington, TX 76013 • (817) 274-9233