Funeral Home Cremations New Carlisle OH

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Funeral Home And Cremations in New Carlisle, OhioLittleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory is a funeral and cremation service provider in New Carlisle, Ohio. Since 1908, the Littleton family has cared for families in New Carlisle, OH with compassion and commitment to excellence. When families come to Littleton & Rue, they are comforted by the people and by the peaceful setting of a home surrounded by four acres of beauty in the middle of the city. When you work with us we will make sure that your loved one will be in safe hands all the time and will receive a top-notch funeral and cremation service in New Carlisle, Ohio. Don't hesitate to call us at (937) 323-6439 or you may visit us at 830 N Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45503.


What Our Families Are Saying


How do you know if the funeral home and crematory you are considering is a trusted provider? When you need a funeral home and cremations in New Carlisle, OH, you need to know you are in good hands. At Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory, we fit the bill.


We have a longstanding tradition of service to our community with more than 100 years in the industry. We have helped thousands of families through difficult moments over many decades of service. We are locally owned and operated, which makes us available to stay committed to the little details that have so much meaning to our clients and their families.


We offer a full panel of services, including our on-site crematory. We have everything you might need in one easy location. Our experienced team can help with immediate burial or direct cremations. We support full funeral services, complete with visitation if desired. We assist with memorial services on and off-site. We can help customize your package of services to fit your specific needs.


We pride ourselves on being on the cutting edge. We stay current with best practices and provide secure and transparent protocols for caring for the deceased and interacting with our patrons.


We've added to our range of services over the years, expanding our offerings to handle pet cremation on-site for more than 30 years now. This is just one example of how we strive to offer support to our clients in meaningful ways.


Choosing Between Funeral Home and Cremations in New Carlisle, OH

Funeral Home And Cremations in New Carlisle, OH


There is a lot of information available on this topic. It can be overwhelming even when you aren't reeling with grief. We are here to gently support and guide you with the facts and let you decide which is the best option for the situation at hand.


It is important to note here that funeral and cremation can both be chosen for the same person. This usually means that the cremation takes place shortly after the funeral. Let us know if you have interest in this option, and we can go over the details with you.


With so many years in this business, we are well-versed in the local laws, rules, and regulations surrounding the disposition of your loved one's remains. We can help you navigate these waters with our careful attention to detail. For example, knowing before you order a granite memorial marker what size, styles, and so forth are allowed in your selected cemetery helps things run a little more smoothly. We can also share what we know about scattering ashes in the local area.


Making Time Now for Pre-Arrangement of Future Services


Suppose you have strong feelings on how you would like your own services to be handled, great news! You can designate your wishes right now, even if you expect to live many more years. If you don't have strong feelings here, consider this: choosing to pre-plan is a beautiful way to reduce the burden family members may feel at your passing. They will not need to decide what you would prefer in regards to the funeral home and cremations in New Carlisle, OH.


It is also an option to prepay for these services. This turns out to be a neat way to save money since we allow you to pay for your services at the rate they are when you lock it in. Especially if your death is many years down the road, this hedges against inflation and rising costs.


Get started selecting your wishes with our easy-to-use online pre-plan form. You can do this right in the comfort of your own home! Read over our checklist, collect the items you might need to refer to and get the process started today. Your peace of mind awaits. Your loved ones will thank you.


Digital Services to Support Remote Attendance


We are excited to offer our clients live streaming support of their services to include those who cannot physically attend. We can offer this at our facility and off-site in most cases. Please communicate with us that you have this need early in the process so we can accommodate you. Online obituary and tribute walls offer another avenue to connect and support each other.


Personal Touches and Memorabilia


We can help you select the perfect casket, urn, burial vault, and headstone. We also have keepsake jewelry such as cremation jewelry or thumbprint jewelry to have in remembrance of your loved one. Memorial videos are also available. This is a great way to include photos, music, and memories in your service. It also makes a beautiful way to remember and honor your deceased.


How do you celebrate a memorial?


The memorial services Littleton and Rue Funeral Home & Crematory conduct for families are truly representative of the loved ones they remember. They encourage family members to help them make aspects of their life into a focal point during these events because that's what makes it special for everyone involved in honoring someone you lost.


Unique Celebration of Life and Memorial Service Ideas:


  • A photographic collage is a picture that has been created by gluing several different photographs onto one surface. These old photos are usually from various stages in someone's life, and when they're put together on large paper or canvas can create an interesting piece of art.
  • Personal items, such as awards and trophies or favorite pastime things like musical instruments are displayed by the person. For example, it can be trophies and awards they won or musical instruments they used when playing music - anything the individual holds dear to themselves will work well as an object for display in someone else's home.
  • A memorial service can be a symbolic, emotional event. Some people choose to release balloons into the sky or doves and butterflies as symbols of their loved one's memory.
  • A memorial service is a religious or other ritual that take place to honor the life of someone who has died. During this ceremony friends and family write personal messages on paper, which are then collected for future remembrance by loved ones.
  • We will remember them with music, either performed by friends and family or selections from our extensive library.
  • Participants in the memorial service can read poems or passages of scripture that are meaningful to them.
  • Many faiths, ethnic groups, and fraternal organizations have their own customs that are specific to them.
  • Funeral processions can be unique in many ways, such as with motorcycles or horses. There are even some new options like the use of an automobile that is not typically found at funerals.
  • Personalized service folders & registry books are a great way to reflect one's interests and style. During the memorial, people need to do their best to show who they were as individuals.


What is an appropriate funeral gift?


Sympathy Gift Basket


A fruit basket, baked goods, or mixed arrangement containing food items including chocolate, dried fruit, and nuts can often be an appropriate way to offer comfort after the loss of a loved one. Friends and co-workers often step up to take on the responsibility of some basic needs like food and drink during a funeral visitation or after. Handling tasks such as cooking can help relieve stress for grieving families.


Flower Arrangement

While sending flowers is a nice gesture, it's best to check on the family members' preferences. Some cultures and religions do not emphasize floral displays during times of mourning or funerals. If you don't know what they want, ask them directly from the funeral home because some families prefer other gifts instead of flowers such as donations for charity purposes.


Personalize Funeral Plaque


A thoughtful gift that allows the name of a loved one to be mentioned will provide long-lasting comfort and peace. Plaques, certificates, and trees are just some of the many options. Gifts with names attached to them will last longer than one without any name mentioned on them. Trees planted in hometowns or national parks, buildings built out of bricks named for donors- these all offer ways to memorialize loved ones even after they're gone!


Mementos or Household Items


Gifts of remembrance for the loved one can be given in several forms. Decorative rugs, afghans, and blankets are effective household items to honor their memory. Devotional books, plaques, or pictures serve as meaningful tributes with quotes or religious verses; these gifts encourage bereavement while honoring them forever through engraving/embroidery information about the deceased on it.


Call or Stop By for a No-Obligation Consultation


For immediate, upcoming, or future needs surrounding funeral and cremation in New Carlisle, OH, don't hesitate to call us at (937) 323-6439. We also welcome you to stop by our facility at Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory, 830 N Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45503.


Funeral & Cremation FAQ's


What to do when death occurs?


Notify Proper Authorities. If your loved one passes away while under the care of a facility such as a nursing home or a hospital, staff from the facility will contact you and notify appropriate authorities themselves.


  • Call the Funeral Home.
  • Meet the Funeral Director/Staff.
  • Filing for a Death Certificate.
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What are cemetery etiquettes?


  • Be sympathetic.
  • Keep children in 'check.
  • Do their best to not walk over the graves.
  • Follow cemetery rules.
  • Try not to remain in the cemetery after dark.
  • Do not litter.
  • Leash your pets.
  • Follow the roadways and do not drive on the grass.
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What questions to ask someone who is grieving?


  • How have things been with your family and friends?
  • How are you feeling about that?
  • Can you tell me about your loved one?
  • Have you been through any other difficult times recently?
  • Learn More.


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Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N Limestone St Springfield, OH 45503

(937) 323-6439


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