Guide to Funeral Directors in Lakeland

Lakeland, in Polk County, Florida, is a part of the Lakeland–Winter Haven Metropolitan area. It has a population of around 101,000 people.

There are seven funeral homes in Lakeland, all of which are located within five miles of the city center, facilitating ease of access and choice.

There are four crematoriums in Lakeland and it the city has eight cemeteries and memorial gardens, including: Roselawn Cemetery on North Ingraham Avenue, Oak Hill Burial Park Cemetery on Highway 98, and Tiger Flowers Cemetery on East Parker Street.

Lakeland has many places of worship, including: First United Methodist Church on Lake Morton Drive, First Presbyterian Church on Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Temple Emanuel of Lakeland on Lake Hollingsworth Drive, and the Islamic Center of Lakeland on Blossom Cir West.

The laws of Florida require a death certificate to be filed with the local registrar no later than five days following the death and before cremation or burial. Embalming or refrigeration is necessary if the burial or cremation is not to be carried out within 24 hours of someone’s death. There are no laws which restrict t the scattering of ashes, although caution should be employed so as not to inconvenience others. Most funeral homes in Lakeland will be able to provide advice about these regulations.

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