Funeral Directors

Know your Weather

1. The cemetery workers open the grave using a backhoe or other mechanical equipment.

2. The burial vault is delivered prior to the service.

3. A closing service is usually conducted at the graveside.

4. Family and friends pass by the casket at the closure of the ceremony.

5. Factory trained personnel properly seal the vault above ground to ensure a proper seal.

6. The vault is gently lowered into the grave. The grave is filled, compacted and later seeded or sodded.