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Crypts and niches

Cremation niches & crypts

If you are choosing a final resting place for a loved one or as part of your pre-planning arrangements, there are a variety of options regarding the crypt burial you can choose. At The Gardens of Boca Raton, our gardens offer different spaces for entombment, as well as final resting place options if you are planning on entombing cremated remains.

Set in scenic Boca Raton, FL, our grounds offer serenity, peace, and a sense of calm. We pride ourselves on our beautiful, well-maintained, and secure premises, so that every guest experiences personal tranquility when visiting a cremation niche or crypt of their loved one or family member.

With guest seating, and area to display flowers, family photos, and mementos, you are assured the highest caliber experience when you choose The Gardens of Boca Raton as the final resting place for yourself or a loved one.

Browse our columbarium

A cemetery niche or columbarium is similar to a mausoleum; it is a unique alternative for a loved one’s final resting place. Columbariums or cemetery niches are designated for the interment of cremated remains as another burial option alternative. Columbariums are often located indoors and can have glass niches, as well as marble or high-quality granite niche spaces.

At The Gardens of Boca Raton, we offer a variety of options to choose from so that you can choose the space that meets your unique needs and preferences. If you prefer an outdoor space, situated among the lush greenery associated with South Florida, we offer those cremation niche and crypt options as well.

We believe that each space should be as individualized as possible, providing your family with peace of mind and the space of your choosing.

Glass cemetery niche

Glass cemetery niches provide the family with the ability to view the cremation urn. Also, glass niches are spacious enough to allow family members to personalize the niche by placing pictures, memorabilia, and other items of the departed that have value for the family. Unlike different types of burial options, glass niches can be changed as pleased; the family can change the items within the niche to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries.

Well-lit, encased, and secure, no one has access to the glass cemetery niche except for those who are specifically designated. There are a variety of sizes to choose from, and each display is sleek and polished. Designed with heartfelt memories and the importance of personalized in mind, glass cemetery niches are an excellent option for those who wish to create a visual space to remember loved ones.

Marble cemetery niche

The most traditional form of cemetery niche is made of a marble or granite marker. These niches are similar to mausoleum crypts, but are smaller in size and designed to fit cremated remains in specialized burial urns.

Our marble cemetery niches are arranged in long corridors. Family members have the option to have a photo of their loved one displayed on the niche and there are vases where floral arrangements can be placed. Individual candle-shaped lights adorn the niches, signifying the warmth that loved ones have brought to the lives of many.

Marble cemetery niches offer the possibility for engravement, with names, dates, short epitaphs, or design elements to meet your personal wishes.

Browse our mausoleum crypts

Mausoleums are part of a legendary tradition that honors our loved ones. Our gardens have spaces for indoor, outdoor, family, and private mausoleum crypts. Within our mausoleums, we have different types and configurations of funeral crypts available to meet your loved ones’ wishes or your preferences.

Once believed to be possible only for traditional caskets, crypt burials are possible for cremation remains as well. Have a true monument built in remembrance of your loved one, or for future family planning purposes. Mausoleum crypts offer loved ones the ability to plan ahead, pre-determine a building that reflects the individual or family, and a spot to visit for reflection and remembrance.

Single crypts

The most common type of mausoleum crypt. These spaces are designed for the entombment of casketed remains mainly. Both indoor and outdoor mausoleums have single crypt configurations. Single crypts are intended for one person and are able to house cremated remains in addition to traditional caskets.

Side-by-side companion crypts

Side-by-side crypts are common among couples. Companion crypts share a double-wide shutter for memorialization. In this configuration, caskets are positioned next to each other horizontally. Side-by-side companion crypts are designed for two people. Whether you are in immediate need or are planning for the future, side-by-side crypts can be purchased to be used now or in the future.

True companion crypts

Sometimes referred to as side-by-side crypts as well, a true companion crypt holds two caskets end-to-end, as opposed to next to one another. True companion crypts share a single marker, and casket arrangement within the crypt can be personalized to fit your needs. This sort of crypt burial is ideal for spouses who wish for their final resting place to be together.

Westminster family crypts

Also known as family crypts, this style can accommodate multiple family members. Within Westminster family crypts, casket arrangements can also be customized to fit your needs. Each person may have his or her marker, or sometimes families choose to share a single large marker.

Where to start?

Understanding the differences and options available regarding crypt burials and cemetery niches can help you reach a decision that you are fully comfortable with regarding a final resting place for yourself or a loved one.

Our caring expert team members are available to answer any question you might have about the many burial options available. If you are planning an entombment or looking at pre-planning options, contact us today by calling (561) 325-6664 and schedule an appointment to meet with one of our counselors at the form below.

You can take a virtual tour of the facility or view our online gallery for visual examples of the types of entombment we offer at The Gardens of Boca Raton. You are also welcome to schedule an appointment below for an in-person visitation of our grounds for the opportunity to experience the environment first-hand.

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