125 N Front St
| Milton, PA 17847
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$4,995 Liberty Funeral PackageSM

Includes choice of 4 beautiful caskets  -  Click “Pricing” tab above for details. Shop and compare.

A fine funeral need not be costly.

Trusted Funeral and Cremation  in Allenwood, PA

Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care has been synonymous with end-of-life care for generations in Northumberland and surrounding Counties since 1989. Please be assured that you and your family can call us 24/7 with confidence knowing that someone will answer your call. Our staff are compassionate and understanding and always available to help. You and your family deserve no less. Contact us at 570-742-4561 or visit us at 125 N Front St Milton, PA 17847.

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When a person close to you passes away, it is essential to focus on grieving the loss. If you are also in charge of funeral and cremation services in Allenwood, PA, then the mourning process may get clouded with the stress of planning a big event. When you contact an experienced funeral home, you will save yourself mountains of work and be able to pay attention to what matters.


Our licensed funeral directors have the expertise to make planning your loved one’s memorial streamlined and free of complications. We will arm you with the knowledge to know exactly what documents to bring to our first meetings and how to get the word out to friends and family. If you have questions about how to lay your loved one to rest, we can provide thorough information on cremation and traditional burial options. 


It is not common to have vast experience in planning funerals. We know that everyone coming into this task is inexperienced, and every question is considered valid. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to end-of-life services. Your input and the personality of the deceased are the most important factors when starting the planning process.  


Choosing Traditional Funeral or Cremation in Allenwood, PA 

You may be weighing the options between selecting a traditional burial or a cremation service for the deceased. Every family is different, and there is no wrong answer. Cremation can end up being a much lower cost, eliminating the burial plot and casket purchases. Weigh the options and think about what is right for your family.  

  • Funeral with Burial: You’ve seen it in movies, or maybe it is part of your family tradition. But a standard funeral service would include the body of the deceased present in a casket and the family invited beforehand for a viewing reception. This is followed by a program where family and close friends share the eulogy and memories of the loved one who passed away. This event can include favorite songs or poems that were beloved by the deceased. Shortly after, the casket is buried in a cemetery where people can come by and visit the grave for years to come.  
  • Cremation: The process of cremation is respectful and honorable. Our expert staff will handle the cremation of your loved one by following the guidelines very carefully and never losing track of the ashes. You can store the ashes in an urn or keepsake jewelry. Or you can scatter the ashes at a specified location that was meaningful to the deceased. When you choose cremation, you can also meet together with family and friends for a memorial to honor the deceased’s life.

No matter what you choose when it comes to funeral and cremation in Allenwood, PA, know that your services will be in good hands. Each funeral and cremation is performed by licensed funeral directors with significant experience in caring for the deceased.  


Pre-Planning for End-Of-Life Services  

We understand that death can be sudden and isn’t something you can predict to the day. But that doesn’t mean you can’t plan for it. Whether the end is near or decades away, you can always meet with a funeral director to record the details of your funeral that are important to you. This will save your loved ones from stress when the times comes. And they will be so grateful to have your input on your end-of-life services.  


You can go over the details of particular songs you would like performed, and who should perform them. You can write down scripture passages or poems that you would like recited. You can choose the style of casket or urn. You can even get an estimated price to keep a nest egg of money saved up, particularly for your memorial services.  


Grief Support 

When we coordinate the funeral for your loved one, we are aware that strong emotions come along with burying the person you love and adore. Because of this, we offer several resources for grief support in the community. If you need something as minimal as a daily email, then sign up on our website. If you would like to meet with a group and bond with others experiencing similar feelings, we can set you up with group counseling. Do not put off taking care of your own needs as you are going through this difficult time.  


If you are in need of funeral services and cremation in Allenwood, PA, do not hesitate to contact Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care. Our home is located at 125 N Front St Milton, PA 17847. We can help with everything you need, starting with the transporting of the body to our facilities. You will find that we never leave you in the dark during the planning stages. Call us today to schedule a consultation: (570) 742-4561


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Do Funerals help grieve process?

  • Funerals encourage people who are mourning to say their final goodbyes and commiserate with members of the family. Individuals exchange stories, weep, console each other, offer assistance, etc. A significant step in healing is this community mourning process. It ensures that individuals do not feel alone in their pain. Learn More.
How long does a celebration of life last? 

  • There is no set of guidelines or rules to follow when organizing a life service celebration, but it is normally what you and your family are most comfortable with presenting. A religious officer can preside over the service, which normally lasts from one hour to 90 minutes, or he can host it himself. Learn More.

What is the average cost to have someone cremated?

  • The average cremation cost is between $4,000 and $7,000 depending on the method of cremation. Funeral costs are increasing, and more people are turning to cremation instead of burial to save money. But many do not know that cremation will cost as much as burial until all of the service charges are measured. Learn More.


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