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Spilsbury Mortuary is committed to Honoring Life

Honoring the achievements of your loved one and celebrating the life you shared together are the cornerstones of healing after loss.

Spilsbury Mortuary offers Burial (Funeral) and Cremation (Memorial) Services

Life is all about building relationships and sharing memories; and while living life means different things to different people, having a loving event of some kind celebrates the choices made, the relationship you shared, and honors the memory of your loved one. Spilsbury Mortuary is here to help you visualize what is meaningful to you. While many families find great value in following the traditions of those gone before, some choose to commemorate life with more unique reflections.

It’s All about the Relationship

Honoring the life of your loved one means you value the relationship you shared. We look forward to helping you decide how to celebrate that bond, and honor the unique individual you’ve lost. We can make suggestions to enhance your tribute ideas. Together we will create a fitting and memorable event.

Spilsbury Mortuary Tribute DVDs

Your family photographs are skillfully blended with wonderful graphic images and music, to create an elegantly emotive cinematic video. It can be an integral part of any funeral or memorial service. After the ceremony, the DVD is sure to become a treasured family keepsake. And, we can make copies as gifts for family and friends.

Spilsbury Mortuary Personalized Printing

Our memorial bookmarks, service programs, prayer cards, and folders can all include a favorite photo, poem or personal tribute to your loved one. Since it’s all designed and printed at Spilsbury Mortuary, we can add a uniquely caring element to your service, so your guests can leave with a treasured keepsake. It’s tradition…with a twist.

The traditional newspaper obituary is quickly being replaced by the memorial website. We’ve taken the concept further than anyone else. Our memorial sites are not just a repository of family photos and videos; they’re Web 2.0 tools for connecting with family and friends, all in honor of your loved one. We invite you to take a tour, so you can see its power to celebrate connections, honor a life, and record the love you shared.

Live Funeral Webcasting at Spilsbury Mortuary’s Chapel

The newest innovation in funeral service, webcasting, allows everyone you love to attend your loved one’s service. A webcast is viewed live over the Internet, archived for delayed viewing, and can be downloaded to a DVD for a permanent keepsake. And, we can make copies as gifts for family and friends.

Learn More about Honoring Your Loved One

You knew your loved one better than anyone else. We’ve got years of experience. Together, we’ll design the perfect memorial or funeral service for your loved one. Our Funeral and Memorial Service Options are listed below, If you have questions about these services, please call us at 435-673-2454, or send us an email.

Funeral Service options:

Spilsbury Mortuary can customize a Funeral by itemizing services that meet the specific needs of families. We also offer a variety of funeral and memorial packages. Funeral packages include all of the individual services need for a Traditional/Adaptive funeral package. Memorial Packages include fees for cremation instead of preparation of the decedent. See more information on memorial packages under our cremation section.

Funeral Service Packages Include:

Event planning and coordination

Basic services of funeral director and staff

  • Arrangement Conference
  • Filling out required paperwork and filing of documents
  • Compassionate care of family
  • Embalming
  • Other preparation of body
  • Dressing, cosmetology, restoration and casketing
  • Sheltering of remains

Transportation

  • Transfer of remains to funeral home (50 mile radius)
  • Funeral coach
  • Utility/floral vehicle

Ceremonies

  • Private family visitation
  • Evening and daytime visitation at Spilsbury and/or other facility
  • Funeral Service at Spilsbury Mortuary’s Chapel, Church chapel or other facility
  • Committal service at cemetery or mausoleum

Traditional Funeral Service: Your loved one is casketed and present for a visitation/viewing where family and friends may come to pay their respect and share memories with the family of the deceased. A funeral services will be held at Spilsbury Mortuary chapel, a church, or any place the family chooses. Traditional funeral service will often follow denominational guidelines and clergy may be involved and will often times officiate the services. Spilsbury Mortuary works with all denominations and we are familiar with religious and cultural traditions.

Adaptive Funeral Service*: A relatively new term in funeral service. An Adaptive funeral service can include all of the same ceremonies as a traditional funeral service. The difference being, Adaptive funeral service may or may not follow religious and cultural traditions, or many cultures may be part of the life celebrating services. A service as unique as the individual.

Graveside service: A funeral service will be held at the gravesite. A visitation or viewing can be held the evening before and/or morning before graveside service. An informal, funeral procession will then proceed to cemetery from the Church or Funeral Home.

Memorial Service: All of the same ceremonies can be held without the presence of the deceased. A visitation or gathering of friends and family prior to the memorial service at Spilsbury Mortuary, Church or location of the families choosing. A memorial service is a great way to remember your loved one who has chosen to be cremated or previously interred out of town.

*If you are considering a service that does not follow the quidelines of a denomination, Please inquire with Clergy as to whether this type of service is permitted in the church chapel.

Disposition Options for casketed remains

  • Earth Burial:
    • Available for Casketed or cremated remains
    • Cemetery Costs are in addition to Funeral Home Charges
    • An outer burial container may be required depending on Cemetery statutes
  • Burial at Sea:
    • This type of Disposition is regulated by the Environmental Protection agency
    • Preparation of remains must be in accordance with accepted practices deemed
      appropriate by the US Navy, US Coast Guard, or civil authority charged with the
      responsibility for making such arrangements.
  • Entombment:
    • Mausoleum: Above ground entombment for casket remains
    • Columbarium: Above ground entombment for cremated remains
  • Anatomical Gift/Body Donation:
    • If considering the bequest of your remains to the Body Donor Program. Your anatomic gift will train present and future health care professionals, and provide access to vital anatomic material needed by scientists pursuing remedies for a wide range of human maladies.
    • Spilsbury Mortuary works in conjunction with the University of Utah, School of Medicine, Dept. of Neurobiology and Anatomy. We will assist you in making all necessary arrangements.