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Timothy E. Ryan Owner/Senior Director
N.J. Lic. No. 3103
The earliest human burial service dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.
Here at Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at 732-505-1900.
There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.
We offer a number of affordable burial services in Toms River NJ. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral followed by a burial service. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.
If you have any questions about the information above, or would like to learn more about our many burial service options, we urge you to contact us today. We have the experience and knowledge it takes to ensure your loved one is honored in the proper way. We're here when you need us most.
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013