After a family has made a decision for their loved one to be cremated, one of the questions we are most frequently asked is “What is the process to get someone cremated?” or “How long does it take to get cremated remains back?” If this is your first time dealing with this process, you may have a lot of questions and our whole family at Dale Woodward Funeral Homes and Cremation Services is here to help walk with you through this journey each step of the way. Many of these process vary from state to state, but below follow the cremation process for the State of Florida. If you have any questions feel free to contact either our Daytona Beach or Ormond Beach locations
Before a cremation can happen the following steps need to occur:
Because of all of these steps, we usually tell families the whole process can take up to a full working week to get the cremated remains and death certificates. Under Florida Law, the minimum amount of time to wait is 48 hours from the time of death.
While all of this might sound like a lot of paperwork this process is actually all done electronically. Woodward Cremation and Funeral Services in Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach are both here to help answer any questions you may have on the cremation process and make it as seamless as possible for you and your family.
Woodward Funeral Homes and Cremation Services Daytona Beach | (386) 253-7601
167 Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Woodward Funeral Homes and Cremation Services Ormond Beach | (386) 441-1010
1780 Oceanshore Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32176
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