Choosing a Cemetery

cemetery oakland - chapel of the chimes While thinking about where one will be placed to rest is not always an easy task, planning ahead is a great gift to leave to your loved ones. If you are pre-planning your funeral near Oakland with a funeral home, read on to learn about how to choose a cemetery.

There are four cemetery types to choose from: religious cemeteries, district cemeteries, veterans’ cemeteries, and green cemeteries. Some cemeteries may combine these different features. Finding the right cemetery for you will depend on your lifestyle and your personal preferences. Religious cemeteries are often run by religious organizations, while local municipalities run district cemeteries. The federal government runs veterans’ cemeteries. If you are interested in a green cemetery, it is best to discuss your options with a funeral director.

If you are planning ahead for your funeral service , contact Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland at (510) 654-0123. Our expert staff can help inform you about your funeral pre-planning options.