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How Much Do Ashes Weigh After Cremation?

Posted on May 11th, 2017
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If you are planning to use cremation services, it’s important to have a general idea of the weight and amount of ashes remaining after human remains are cremated. The expected volume and weight of the ashes can help you choose an appropriate urn for your loved one and make plans with family members, such as […]

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What to Do With Cremated Remains

Posted on May 4th, 2017
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As we have discussed before in this blog, the final appropriate disposition of cremains is a highly personal matter. There is only one golden rule about what to do with cremains: there is no golden rule.

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The Case of the Missing Cremains

Posted on April 21st, 2017
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The late Bill Curtis was a legendary fly fishing guide in Florida, chiefly around Biscayne Bay. Celebrities and superior fisherman flocked to him: Jimmy Buffett, Thomas McGuane, Carl Hiaasen, and numerous others booked him as their guide. Even Ernest Hemingway knew who he was and respected him. Curtis’s career dated back to the 1940’s: along […]

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How Cremation Has Become Widely Accepted

Posted on April 12th, 2017
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Today, nearly half of all mourning families choose cremation for their loved ones. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, this will rise to nearly 70% by 2030. Cremation rates have risen steadily since the 1960s. But why exactly is cremation becoming so popular?

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The Right Places to Scatter Ashes

Posted on March 10th, 2017
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Losing a loved one can be incredibly devastating, and when the person has asked to be cremated, it can be a confusing and surreal process. Pre funeral arrangements can be made with the burial company to honor your loved one’s wishes with a low cost cremation. After the process, many people like to scatter the […]

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