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We understand that when a loved one is lost; the family relies on us to help them say goodbye with a loving service of remembrance. But after the ceremony ends and long before it begins, there are plenty of opportunities to provide helpful information and services to others. One such place we accomplish this is through the articles shared on this section of our website.
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Why are cremation rates rising?
Cremation of our loved ones is becoming very common today in the U.S. for many reasons. Whether it be affordability or a gradual acceptance of the process, what was once taboo in America is becoming much more commonplace.
Cremation garden uses GPS
Reflection Point is a cremation garden created by Whinery in Oklahoma City. It was built to resemble a park without headstones or monuments. Instead, visitors can find loved ones' ashes at the exact point of burial using a GPS or phone app.
Should we regulate the scattering of ashes?
An environmental company in New Zealand is pushing for a law that would ban the spreading of ashes, except in places where permission has been granted to those spreading the ashes.
Why is this man running with cremation ashes?
A Swedish marathon runner and bicyclist, Anders Forselius, has an unusual practice. Starting in 2008, he has carried the cremation ashes of certain deceased strangers on his marathons.
Superman for an urn for ashes?
What happens once you are cremated? Are your cremation ashes buried in the ground or scattered? Or do you find the cremated ashes cleverly incorporated into an action figure urn.
Stone age cremation found in Britain
Teams in Britain have recently unearthed an example of early human cremation. The deposits contained fragments of bone that were buried within a pit.