Funeral Customs & Traditions: The Surprising History Behind Gravestones

"Shhh," I'd whisper to my little brother, index finger pressed tightly to my lips, "Don't make any noise or you'll wake the dead." We'd stare out the window, holding our breath, as our car passed yet another cemetery. Watching in anticipation as the granite gravestones rushed past in ...

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Your Guide to Home Burials

What is a home burial?

A home burial is the burial of the deceased on private property often located in rural areas. Home burials offer a hands-on approach to caring for your loved one post death. It is also one of the most economical ways to bury a loved one since ...

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Cemetery Glossary: Common Cemetery Jargon That You Should Know

Funeral360's Cemetery Glossary is guide to the cemetery jargon you should know when planning for your end-of-life care.

Burial

Synonymous with Interment, the placing of human remains in an underground enclosure.

Cemetery

Grounds dedicated to the burial and memorialization of human remains.

Columbarium

Sometimes referred to as “Urn Mausoleums”. A building ...

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