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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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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Sleepy Hollow: A Cemetery Based on a Philosophy

Posted on February 23rd, 2017
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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, located in Concord, Massachusetts is not a typical memorial garden. Designed in 1855 by the noted architectural firm Cleveland and Copeland of Boston, the cemetery reflected the transcendental philosophy which was sweeping the Eastern United States at that time. Horace Cleveland and Robert Copeland were greatly influenced by this philosophy, specifically the […]

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Why more people elect to use cremation

Why More People Elect To Use Cremation

Posted on February 20th, 2017
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If you or your loved one are looking to have a traditional funeral service, you have to think about spending around $7,000 to $10,000. This amount will include the funeral, burial at the cemetery, and the tombstone. While traditional burial is still the most utilized option, cremation is becoming increasingly popular. People like this cost-effective […]

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