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Burial Costs

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Burial costs can be extremely expensive. One way to alleviate the pressure on your family is by pre-planning your arrangements.... Read full article

Catholic Funeral Traditions

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A traditional catholic funeral follows a specific order: the Vigil and Mass, followed by the burial and informal gathering after the burial. Important prayers and scriptures are included. Catholic funeral rites must take place in the proper order.... 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

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

Cremation Costs

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Cremation costs include many services; some mandatory, others not. The services you choose affect the final cost of cremation. Cremation cost also varies depending on the chosen crematorium.... 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

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

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

Arranging Cremation Services for Your Fort Myers Cremation

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Arranging a Fort Myers cremation feels like a daunting process if you’ve just lost a loved one. Many families feel overwhelmed by the myriad of details they must manage to arrange end-of-life services when they’re already struggling under the burden.... 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