Things to Consider When Scattering the Ashes of a Loved One
The death of a loved one is a difficult time, both physically and emotionally. We know you have enough on your mind, so let us help lighten the load. We here at the Mount Pleasant Group make the cremation of your loved ones as respectful as possible. Our many locations in the Greater Toronto Area offer a variety of services when the time comes to pay your final respects. It’s important to respect the final wishes of those we love. Suppose a family member wanted to have their ashes scattered—where could you do it? Let our experts at the funeral home in Toronto show you how you can organize a service to properly scatter the ashes of a loved one.
Where can I do it?
There’s a common misconception that it’s entirely illegal to scatter ashes publicly in Ontario. While there are some laws, with the proper permission, you can do so on almost any public land.
Other options for the disposition of ashes include:
How to scatter the ashes properly
There are also things to consider when making arrangements for the scattering ceremony. Like a funeral, this type of small ceremony is a nice way for people to come and pay their respects to the deceased. When organizing a ceremony, be sure to consider the following: