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Cremation Jewelry

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Ever since the birth of humanity, people have sought to remember their lost loved ones by creating different types of memorials to honor the dead. In the modern world, cremation jewelry is a unique new way to fondly remember loved ones.... Read full article

Cremation Memorials: Urns and Memorial Keepsakes

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Following cremation, families must decide how to honor the remains of their loved one. Options range from cremation burial to scattering of ashes to a cremation memorial. A cremation memorial is a physical way to keep and honor the cremated remains.... Read full article

Compare Cremation Costs to Burial Costs

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With cemetery property in short supply, the cost of burial continues to rise. Compared with burial costs, cremation costs are more affordable and the ancillary costs are minimal.... Read full article

Authorizing a Cremation in Illinois

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In Illinois, all dispositions of remains, whether it’s for a funeral or a cremation, fall under the Disposition of Remains Act - Chapter 755 ILCS 65. Illinois state law makes no differentiation between arranging a cremation or arranging a funeral.... Read full article

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... Read full article

A Cremation Funeral

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Today many families are choosing a cremation funeral for their loved ones. People are motivated by philosophical, religious, financial, or even environmental reasons. On average, a cremation funeral service is about half the price of a ground burial.... Read full article

Bereavement: Losing Someone Hurts

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Bereavement is the state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one.... Read full article

Cremation and the Catholic Church

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The Roman Catholic Church banned Catholic Cremation for centuries due to the Church's belief in the resurrection of the body after death and the body as a temple of the Holy Spirit. The Catholic view on cremation is the cremation process destroyed...... Read full article

Burial Costs Increasing

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Like many things in today's world, burial costs are on the rise. As funeral homes across the nation see a decline in revenue, as well as an increase in overhead costs, families are increasingly forced to pay higher costs to bury their loved ones.... Read full article

Common Questions about Cremations

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Although cremations have been performed for centuries, they are becoming more and more popular. But with the popularity comes questions about cremation and the process.... Read full article