How to Ship a Dead Body

Shipping a Dead Body: 10 Things You Need to Know

It’s not uncommon for people to die while away from home. Getting the deceased back home can be a difficult and expensive task. Here are 10 things to know about how shipping a dead body works. If you’d like to know more about transporting a dead body or human remains, check out our deceased transportation page. […]


Planning Your Funeral – No Money Needed!

Preplanning is not prepaying. When you think about planning a funeral in advance, you probably assume you’ll have to break out the checkbook. Think again. Preplanning and prepaying are NOT the same thing. There is a big difference between creating a funeral plan and buying one. You can prepare a comprehensive plan for how you would […]


Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to understanding average funeral costs there can be lots to learn. In fact, it can actually be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created our Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions page. We’ve tackled some of the questions we hear most often and hope this page will help you understand more about what to expect […]


Loss of a Pet FAQ

Losing a pet can be a complicated and traumatic experience. Your grief may be complicated by the fact that those you come in contact do not understand the intensity of the pain you are feeling. You should never feel bad because you miss your pet! Our Coping with the Loss of a Pet page has […]


Memorializing Your Pet

It has been said that the worst thing about having pets is that they don’t live long enough. If you have lost a pet then you will certainly agree. Unfortunately, the chances are pretty good that if you have pets then at some point you will have to say goodbye to that trusted friend. Memorializing […]


Green Funeral Products

One of the smartest things business owners can do today is look for ways to incorporate green practices in every possible aspect of operations. It can save businesses money when it comes to operating costs, but it can also help attract a growing number of potential clients who are insisting that the companies they patronize […]


Funeral Homes & Funeral Directors

Funeral homes, or mortuaries, have the staff, facilities, and equipment necessary to help the family care for the body and commemorate the life of the deceased. Funeral homes are licensed by the state where they do business and are generally regulated by some type of State regulatory organization or board. They are also subject to […]


Donation to Science

For some, donating their body to science is a way to help society. The hope is that by contributing to science, they may, in some small way, help to find a cure for deadly diseases like cancer. For others, the driving force behind donation is reducing cost since donating your body to science means that […]


Burial at Sea

The practice of burial at sea dates back to ancient times. The tradition is rich with history and lore and still offers a strong appeal for those who have a love of the sea. Indeed, it is still possible to have a full-body sea burial. There are many practical considerations in selecting this type of […]


Burial Options

The type of burial you have is a deeply personal decision. Many factors, such as family and religious customs, financial situation, and personal preferences, must all be taken into consideration. Like all decisions related to your final arrangements, you should weigh your burial options carefully since the decision you make is one important way your […]


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