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Cremation Is Gaining Popularity, Here Are A Few Reasons Why

Posted on January 2nd, 2016
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Planning a Cremation Cremation is gaining popularity in the US, is it right for you? When is the right time to start planning? Planning a cremation can begin before or when a death occurs. Who can I plan a cremation for? You can plan a cremation for yourself or for anyone to whom you are […]

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Cremation Through The Ages

Posted on December 30th, 2015
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Early Cremation As early as 3000 B.C., cremation was the dominant disposition method of the peoples of Northern Europe and the Near East and quickly spread to the British Isles, Spain, Portugal, and Italy. The elaborate and culturally significant burial rituals of Ancient Greece included cremation as an expedient way to honor those who died in […]

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Armed Forces Memorial Service

To Those that Serve

Posted on December 7th, 2015
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Spending the Holidays away from family and loved ones seems unthinkable, and, yet, it is the reality for so many men and women who serve in the Armed Forces. In 2009, my husband Jared McDonald (Martin Oaks’ Operations Manager) and I celebrated Christmas on November 17th. We knew he would be leaving for Afghanistan any […]

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Grieving During The Holidays

Grieving During The Holidays

Posted on November 27th, 2015
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For many, the holiday season comes with a dose of sadness and longing for family members and loved ones gone before. The joy and brightness displayed everywhere we go can sometimes serve to deepen our melancholy. During these trying times, remember that “toughing it out” or “putting on a brave face” isn’t usually enough to […]

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