Everything to Know About the Interment of Ashes

Interment of ashes refers to cremated remains being buried in the ground or placed in a columbarium. A columbarium  is a building specially designed to hold ashes.  Interment is ideal for people who do not wish for their ashes to be scattered or displayed in the home.   There are also religious reasons for ashes to

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How Long To Wait Before Arranging Funeral Service

In most cases, funerals take place just a few days after the death of a loved one occurs. But is this the proper funeral etiquette?  Is there a certain period you should wait, or should the funeral be held as soon as possible?  What determines the length of time between the death and a funeral,

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Virtual funeral etiquette

Virtual Funeral Etiquette

Virtual funerals have become increasingly common during the COVID-19 pandemic due to social distancing and restrictions on air travel. They are similar to traditional in-person funerals but are live-streamed on platforms such as Facebook, Skype, and Zoom. These platforms make it possible for anyone worldwide to view a funeral from their computer, smartphone, or tablet.

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How to Plan a Virtual Funeral Service

Due to the global pandemic, people worldwide have had to cancel, reschedule and alter major life events to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to limits on social gatherings, the pandemic has increased travel restrictions for air and bus travel, making it difficult for friends and family to travel for funerals. In response

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How To Transfer Cremated Remains Into An Urn

When a loved one passes away, it’s common for their remains to be cremated and shipped to the surviving members of the family or friends. In some cases, these remains are not shipped with an urn. When this occurs, many people opt to purchase an urn separate from where their loved one was cremated. But

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More Americans Choose Cremation Over Burial

For the first time, more people in the U.S. choose cremation over burial during their end-of-life preparations, reflecting a longstanding trend.

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What Does the Funeral Planning Process Entail?

We want to alleviate the stresses of the funeral planning process, so when your loved one passes, you can celebrate his or her life free from worry.

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Planning Your Future with Parkinson’s Disease

When you’re unexpectedly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, planning for your future becomes fundamental to your well-being and peace of mind.

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How Are Funeral Rituals Different Across Cultures?

Funeral traditions around the world often have similar themes, but can still vary greatly. Most put an emphasis on respect, reverence and rebirth.

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What to Know When Scattering Ashes in Ohio

Scattering ashes is legal in Ohio, with some stipulations. Here’s how to do so in accordance with the law, following the cremation of your loved one.

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