When A Death Occurs

Where do you begin when your loved one passes away?  Our funeral professionals are here to guide you with clarity and compassion.  Contact us at (435) 986-9100 with any questions or concerns.

At Home or at Work

At Home

If the deceased is under hospice care, the hospice nurse will contact The Cremation Center directly.  

If the death is unexpected, the police will need to be notified.

If you're unsure of what to do, contact us at (435) 986-9100.  We will assist you in notifying the proper agencies.

While Under Supervised Care

While Under Supervised Care

If a death occurs in a care facility or a hospital, the family should inform the professional staff that they have chosen The Cremation Center to handle cremation arrangements.  

The staff will then notify The Cremation Center of the death.

Widening the Circle

what to expect

Our funeral professionals are here to guide you with clarity and compassion and are available 24/7.  

Upon notification, we typically respond to a residence or a care facility within 30 to 60 minutes.  At this time, we gather basic information and schedule an appointment to meet at The Cremation Center to discuss services and complete the necessary paperwork.

Our staff will receive your loved one into our care and return to our facility.

What to Expect When You Arrive at the Funeral Home

What to Expect When You Arrive at the Funeral Home

The funeral director will provide a copy of our general price list. 

He or she will then guide you through the arrangement process and help you decide how to honor the life of your loved one.

The legal next-of-kin, as well as any other decision makers, should attend this meeting.

Please come prepared to discuss, organize, and complete the following: 

- Preparing and filing the official death certificate (see list below of information needed)

- Selecting a cremation casket, urn, keepsakes, and other memorial items

- Deciding upon service type

- Scheduling of family viewing, if desired 

- Scheduling the location, date, and time of services or events

- Coordinating with the cemetery for burial of urn

- Coordinating and scheduling military honors 

- Preparing an obituary and tribute page

- Completing the cremation authorization form and other legal forms

- Completing an itemized statement of good and services selected 

- Finalizing financial arrangements

The list below contains the required information needed to complete the Utah death certificate and other necessary forms and documents:

- Full legal name

- Social Security number

- Date of birth

- City and state of birth

- Residential address

- Father's full name

- Mother's full name, including maiden name

- Spouse's full name, including maiden name

- Veteran's discharge papers (DD-214)

- Highest level of education

- Occupation

- Place of burial (if applicable)

- Next-of-kin (name, relationship, contact info.)