Cremation Services: What You Need to Know

For those considering how we would like to have our final remains handled, cremation services have become an increasingly popular option. A recent forecast by the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) anticipates that by 2023 nearly 60% of Americans will choose cremation for their final disposition. A significant factor in the increasing popularity of […]


Cremation FAQs

Deciding on cremation can be difficult and leave you with many questions.  Even if you have already made the decision, you may have uncertainty about the details. To help, we have compiled some of the most common questions our community has asked about cremation in our Cremation FAQs. Our cremation pages also contain a great […]


Word to the Wise Guide to Cremation

Over the past few years, cremation has become an increasingly popular choice when it comes to final disposition. However, deciding if it’s right for you or you loved is not always an easy. The Word to the Wise Guide to Cremation is designed to help you understand the facts, dispel the myths, and provide you with the […]


Cremation and Religion

Understanding the relationship between cremation and religion is an essential step in deciding if cremation services are right for you or your loved one. For many people, spiritual and religious beliefs are a crucial factor in helping determine what disposition method is best. Religious teachings on cremation can evolve in response to societal and environmental […]


Cost of Cremation – Understanding the Prices

Asking how much cremation costs sounds like a straight forward question. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as it sounds. The actual price of a cremation will depend on where you live and what type of services you choose. Even within your local area, prices can vary widely depending on the provider you select. For example, […]


The Cremation Process

It can be hard to make a big decision about a process you don’t understand. While you may not know the exact details of how a traditional burial works, it is easy to visualize what happens. That’s not necessarily true for the cremation process. Despite how long the practice has been around (some 2,000 years!), […]


Cremation Services: Find the Best Provider

With so many cremation service provider options available, choosing the right one for you can be difficult. Our search directory can help you find cremation services in your area. If you are not ready to choose a specific provider, we can help you learn more about your options and discover the questions you should ask […]


This is NOT Your Grandmother’s Cremation Urn

Puzzled by what to do with those ashes? Don’t worry, you don’t have to buy a plain Jane urn. There are lots of really fancy (and maybe a little creepy) things you can do with cremation remains. You can even have a teddy bear picnic with this family three-pack. (Funeral-urn.com) Click through our gallery for […]


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5 Questions: Preparing the Deceased for Burial or Cremation

1. Is embalming required? Depending on local regulations, funerals that take place soon after death may not require embalming. Embalming is a method of temporarily preserving the body to: Make it easier to transport the body over a long distance. Give survivors ample time to schedule and hold funeral services. Refrigeration can also preserve the […]


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