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Planning a Funeral or Memorial During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

Planning a Funeral or Memorial During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
During these unprecedented times where many states and local municipalities have issued shelter-in-place rules due to the novel coronavirus outbreak (aka COVID-19), the thought of having to plan a funeral or memorial for a loved one can be extra overwhelming. Restrictions on Funeral & Memorial Services You may even be ...
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Shop Artisan Funeral Products at Funerals360

Shop Artisan Funeral Products at Funerals360
May 4, 2020   Announcing the “opening” of our new, highly curated online shop at Funerals360.  In the new Funerals360 Shop you can browse and buy our favorite eco-friendly and artisan funeral products including hand-made wood urns made in the USA out of reclaimed wood, fully customized cremation jewelry, and eco-friendly ...
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Is Cremation Considered Green?

Is Cremation Considered Green?
During the last fifty years cremation has become one of the most popular ways to handle a body after death. As of 2018, 53.3% of Americans chose cremation as the final disposition. That’s expected to rise to 75% by 2035. There are many reasons families chose cremation. Environmental-friendliness is often quoted ...
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Starting Fresh by Moving After Losing a Loved One

Starting Fresh by Moving After Losing a Loved One
If you’ve recently lost a loved one, you are facing one of the hardest challenges you may ever experience.  Many find that they are ready for a fresh start after enough time has passed for them. If you’re ready to take that next step, let’s discuss how moving to a ...
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Alkaline Hydrolysis Laws in Your State

Alkaline Hydrolysis Laws in Your State
Laws on alkaline hydrolysis are changing around the country. In an effort to keep readers with an interest in this subject updated, below you’ll find the most current information on where alkaline hydrolysis (aka green cremation, resomation, bio-cremation, aquamation, flameless cremation, or water cremation) is legal and available as a ...
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A Guide to Do-It-Yourself Gravestone Cleaning

A Guide to Do-It-Yourself Gravestone Cleaning
Cleaning headstones and other grave markers can range from simple to complex. This article will teach you how to clean a gravestone using your own DIY gravestone cleaning kit. It is designed for less complicated situations where you are primarily focused on cleaning the gravestone and preventing vegetation damage.  Complicated ...
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Burial At Sea by Scattering Ashes

Burial At Sea by Scattering Ashes
Cremation, with its ever-growing popularity in America, has given rise to a suite of services geared towards personalized ceremonies that include cremated remains. One popular option is “burial at sea,” a term often used interchangeably with “scattering ashes at sea.” What is Burial at Sea? Burial at sea is a broader ...
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What You Need to Know About Sealer Caskets

What You Need to Know About Sealer Caskets
Choosing the right casket is an important part of the burial planning process. With so many varieties of caskets and coffins on the market, how do you know what’s right for your situation?  One type of casket that is offered for burial is known as a sealer casket. Here’s some ...
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How to Choose a Burial Plot for Your Family

How to Choose a Burial Plot for Your Family
Whether you are purchasing a burial plot for a loved one or simply making plans so that your family isn’t faced with the task in the future, choosing a burial plot is an extremely personal decision. This guide will present you with some essential questions to ask yourself while considering ...
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Should Children Come to Funerals?

Should Children Come to Funerals?
When a loved one leaves us, the choice of whether or not to take a child to the funeral can be a difficult one. There may be strong reasons to do so, but – then again – there could be excellent (and very understandable) reasons to leave the child with ...
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