Scattering Ashes at Sea

General Information

 Frequently Asked Questions

If you are visiting this page, you are most likely considering a memorial service for your loved one. Please allow us to extend our warm hearted condolences for your loss. We are here to assist you in every way. 

We understand that losing a loved one is difficult, stressful and an overwhelming experience and that is why we have made it our mission to guide families through this painful and often confusing process.

The scattering of a loved one’s cremains provides a timeless tradition that is honorable, meaningful and comforting, providing closure in which families can reflect the achievements of one’s life while being connected with the tranquility and peacefulness of natures imposing wonders at sea. The sea plays an important role in providing an appropriate farewell to someone you love.

The scattering of a loved one’s cremains provides an opportunity for creativity and to be able to customize a memorial service as unique as the live lived. Water symbolizes a natural flow of life, back to nature, freedom and cleansing of the soul.

A large benefit of scattering of ashes at sea over the standard funeral is that it offers more time for you to reflect and express your feelings of how much your loved one meant to you. It provides an opportunity to say goodbye and to identify your loved one with a small group of people. Family and friends have time and space to grieve, remember and celebrate the life well lived.

People choose the scattering at sea service for a number of reasons. Religious and cultural tradition, personalization, simplicity, cost, time, and honoring your loved ones wishes among others. However; only you can decide if it’s the right decision for you and your loved one.

Many have heard of scattering of ashes (cremains) at sea, however they are unsure on how to organize such a special event.  We are here to assist you!

We support those who choose the scattering of ashes (cremains)  as their final tribute. Stargazer offers a dignified, caring, affordable and professional means of burial to those who wish to have the cremains of their loved ones scattered in Southeast, North Carolina, (Wilmington).

Our goal is to guide families in creating a unique and memorable event while providing an exceptional service.

These services are designed to be a positive experience and to provide peace of mind for everyone involved. We take great pride in delivering a truly special burial at sea ceremony that will be remembered for a lifetime.

We understand the needs of our clients and we will work closely with you to make sure that our services will turn out to be a fitting memorable occasion, carefully evaluating your needs and desires to ensure a safe, comfortable and memorable day for all. It is truly an honor to walk alongside others during this journey to a loved one’s final resting place. Rest assured that we will make it as easy as possible for you, at a time of great sadness and grief.

Our highly affordable sea farewell memorial services are performed by the Capt./Owner of the company and its supportive staff, not by a franchise or planned by a third party.  What makes the difference chartering with Stargazer is that the service will be individualized.  What makes each company different is the people and we hold the reputation to go the distance for you.

We cannot remove the sadness of your loss, however we can remove the extra stress involved in laying your loved one to rest.

As we believe that customer service is the most important aspect of our business, we want to make sure that you understand your options, thus making the right choice for your loved one’s final resting place.

We offer year round cost effective attended or unattended traditional farewell scattering memorial services. We serve all faiths with the dignity and respect it deserves. We provide individualized and personal services.

Please carefully review our website. It will explain all the details and procedures required to make this experience a memorable one.  The questions and answers sections are extremely detailed and very helpful.

It will be an honor to be able to serve you, your family and friends in this special journey to your loved one’s final resting place and together making this closure a comforting experience that will hold tender memories.

When you are ready for your final placement of your loved one, if you have any questions, or are in need of clarification, you can contact us 24 hour a day.  You will have our undivided attention the moment you give us a call. You will be given all the information needed to customize a comforting and peaceful memorial service.

One can guess that this must be the very definition of love, to carry out the final wishes of someone dear to them.

Let us provide you with a fitting way of mourning your loved one’s departure. We will treat you like family.

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