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Green Burial

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

In recent years… the green burial business has gotten bigger—there are close to 300 funeral homes in 40 states offering green services in 2011, as opposed to roughly a dozen in 2008. Since the 1870s the funeral industry hasn’t come up with a new idea. Green Burial Review We’re still burying people like they buried […]

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Cremation Cost – Planning in Uncertain Times

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

All about the Family My uncle a chicken farmer in Mid-Michigan with cancer is a biodynamic farmer who lives simply and close to the earth. He wants my father to put his body in the pickup truck and drive it to the crematory. He thought the entire process would cost around $300. I promised to […]

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Cost Of Cremation

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

How much does it cost for a cremation? The cost of a cremation through a funeral home will cost you between $1000 – $3000. If you spend some time shopping around it maybe a able to find funeral home that will arrange it for about $800. If arranged directly through a crematory it will cost […]

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Big Changes In Pet Funeral Industry

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

This isn’t your fathers pet funeral As pets play bigger roles in people’s lives, it makes sense that they will be treated more like family when they die, and that includes holding funeral services that at one time were held only for people. “Telling stories, playing music and reading poetry are all things that allow […]

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Planning A Funeral Online

| April 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cremation Choices should make us consider now how comfortable we are with the idea of arranging for our own or a relative’s burial or cremation via the Internet. The longtime tradition of working face-to-face with a funeral director and developing a relationship with a regional funeral home to make final arrangements is beginning to show […]

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Japan faces another dilemma – Radioactive Dead Bodies

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Pre-need Tomb Buying Highlights Chinese

| April 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

While they are still alive.. .. many people nationwide are buying burial plots for themselves and loved ones amid concerns that soaring tomb prices will significantly add to overall funeral costs in the future. Tomb Sweeping Day, which fell on Tuesday this year, is a 2,500 year old tradition observed in China to mourn the […]

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Average Funeral Costs on Rise

| March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following is a quote from the NFDA….. NFDA Releases Results of 2010 General Price List Survey | For Immediate Release: October 6, 2010 Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) released the results of its 2010 member General Price List (GPL) survey today. The report provides a comprehensive picture of the diversity […]

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Japan Tsunami Cremation Rule

| March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI And TOKO SEKIGUCHI HIGASHIMATSUSHIMA, Japan—Improvised morgues across tsunami-ravaged northeastern Japan are overwhelmed by an accumulation of the dead, forcing Japanese to consider a practice that hasn’t been widespread for decades: burial. Earthquake survivors in Japan are faced with a new challenge: what to do with their dead loved ones. In a country […]

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Cut Funeral Cost 70% With Online Casket

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cut out the middle man from the supply chain, and save a lot We all know that items will be less expensive. We go to stores that purchase food and household stuff in bulk so we can get better deals and we go online to order big ticket items from the manufacturers to get the […]

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