Death Certificates

A Certified Death Certificate is necessary before anything can be done.  A death certificate can be obtained through a Funeral Director.  It is a good idea to obtain multiple copies of a death certificate as most agencies require a certified certificate and not a photocopy.

Considering Cremation Services





  • Are you in the process of considering your final disposition?

  • Whether to choose between Burial or Cremation?

We have created a list of common Questions and Answers to help you when considering Cremation as an option.

If you have any questions left unanswered, please feel free to contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions





Information about Funerals can be overwhelming…

That is why we are here to help you at any time.

If you have a question about Funerals or Cremation Services  please feel free to Ask a Funeral Director a question and we will get back to you very soon with your answer.

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Lakeside Memorial Chapel works hard at being available to you for any of your questions.

If you would like to contact us to answer any of your funeral related questions please do so by phone, email or stop by. 

Did you know...

What is opening and closing and why is it so expensive?

Opening and closing fees can include up to and beyond 50 separate services provided by the cemetery.  Typically, the opening and closing fee include administration and permanent record keeping (determining ownership, obtaining permission and the completion of other documentation which may be required, entering the interment particulars in the interment register, maintaining all legal files); opening and closing the grave (locating the grave and laying out the boundaries, excavating and filling the interment space); installation and removal of the lowering device; placement and removal of grass dressing and coco-matting at the grave site, leveling, tamping, re-grading and sodding the grave site and leveling and re-sodding the grave if the earth settles.