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Shipping and Receiving of Remains


In today’s mobile world, it is not at all unusual for someone to die in one city and be moved to another for burial or cremation. There are many reasons that the place of death may not be the final resting place. For example, the death may occur while the person is on vacation or working out-of-town. The deceased may have retired and relocated but is being returned to his or her hometown as a final resting place.

Regardless of where a loved one dies, arrangements for transporting the deceased to the place where the remains can be handled will need to be made. Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home can help with arrangements for transportation of your beloved one. There are special considerations and regulations that apply to transportation and Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home Funeral Director and staff will know how to handle the details.

When you make the call to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home to arrange for transportation the person taking the call will ask you for a variety of information.

Local Transportation of the Deceased

If you are in the local area, your loved one’s body is transported by ground for transfer from the place of death to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home and that is the end of the process. You may decide to switch to another funeral home for one reason or the other. In these cases, the second funeral home that you select will plan to move the body. Keep in mind that this will probably result in additional transportation charges.

Some religions have prohibitions against embalming. Lowmans funeral director is familiar with the customs of specific religions and may be able to help, or you can consult with a religious advisor in the area. He or she may be able to offer you advice on how to handle the situation.