Handled with love, care and integrity, a Spicer-Mullikin cremation may serve as a funeral or post-funeral tradition.

Spicer-Mullikin’s new on-site crematory offers families an opportunity to say goodbye to their loved ones in a manner similar to that of a funeral. Our retort offers families private cremation viewings from our adjoining side chapel. Many families wish to be present to say goodbye to their loved ones – just as one would at a cemetery.

Cremation is a cost-effective alternate solution to the standard funeral service, allowing for unique conveniences and benefits.

Benefits of Cremation

Cremation is becoming a more viable option for many people, so whether you choose cremation in your pre-planning service, or family members are considering it for an immediate service, it’s important to know the benefits of cremation:

Cremains are portable – Caskets cannot be moved without a significant cost. Cremated remains (cremains), however, can be easily transported.

Cremains can be shared – This is important if family members or friends would like a portion of the cremains to separately honor the memory of their loved one. Also, cremains can be sent to relatives and friends in different parts of the country or world who would have difficulty traveling to a loved one’s gravesite.

Cremains allow for creative funeral services – If a loved one wants a less traditional funeral ceremony and more unique life celebration, cremation enables cremains to be scattered or to have art or jewelry created from them. This can be included during the pre-planning process.

Cremains Assurance – Cremains are closely watched-over throughout the process. Family members and friends of the deceased can be assured that every detail of the cremation process is managed by Spicer-Mullikin’s Certified Crematory Operators. Whether the funeral service is being held at our New Castle, Newark, Middletown or Delaware City location, our Operators take care of the loved one’s transport.

If you are in need of funeral cremation services or would like to discuss funeral planning for yourself or a loved one, please call us at (302) 368-9500.