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Cremation Viewpoint: Hindu

Posted on March 7th, 2016
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While the current world standard of post-mortem treatment is a ground burial of the deceased, cremation is growing more popular. In our next few blogs, I would like to be a little more informative in regards to how cremation is viewed by different religions around the world. I would like to begin with the Hindu viewpoint on […]

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Eagle Scout Project: Martin Oaks Cemetery

Posted on February 29th, 2016
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Community Service at Martin Oaks Cemetery Martin Oaks is a tucked away, vintage neighborhood cemetery that is located in one of the older areas of Lewisville Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas Texas.  Many people do not know it, but Martin Oaks is a historical cemetery that has been around since before the Civil War.  I […]

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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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