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Future of Carlisle crematory to be decided this month - Hamilton Journal News

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:13

Hamilton Journal News

Future of Carlisle crematory to be decided this month
Hamilton Journal News
Premium Mortuary Services is a Carlisle crematory that had its license revoked earlier this month after a state investigator said the business failed to keep seven deceased human bodies, not yet embalmed, inside a working refrigerator. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF.

More than half of Americans now choose cremation, burials decline - The Denver Post

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:47

The Denver Post

More than half of Americans now choose cremation, burials decline
The Denver Post
More than half of Americans now choose cremation over burial and nearly three-fourths of Coloradans are projected to join a trend fueled by lower costs, fading ...

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Views on cremation through the faith | News OK - NewsOK.com

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 06:04

NewsOK.com

Views on cremation through the faith | News OK
NewsOK.com
A viewpoint on cremation from Islam, Judaism and the top three protestant groups in Oklahoma.

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Acuff, Norman S. 81, of Grainger, TN. July 31, 2017. Beck Funeral Home, Inc., 354-2227 - LancasterOnline

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39

Acuff, Norman S. 81, of Grainger, TN. July 31, 2017. Beck Funeral Home, Inc., 354-2227
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Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 560-5100. Chubb, Martha M. 78. July 31, 2017. The Groffs Family Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 394-5300. Cwienk, Nathan Douglas 22, of Quarryville. July 29, 2017. DeBord Snyder Funeral Home ...

Ohio crematory shut down because of improper storage of bodies - cleveland.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 21:33

Ohio crematory shut down because of improper storage of bodies
cleveland.com
"All of these cases had to come through a funeral home," Rettig tells WCPO. "This person was not a licensed funeral home, so they shouldn't have been -- they can't be working directly with the public. A funeral home enlists them to perform the cremation.".

Cremation garden opening in Goshen cemetery - WSBT-TV

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:44

Cremation garden opening in Goshen cemetery
WSBT-TV
He says it is expected that work will wrap up on the cremation garden within the next couple of weeks. The facility will be made available to the public in the Fall. 87-year old Don Spilman, who rides his bike through the cemetery, is in favor of the ...

Americans Are Opting For Cremation Over Burial At The Highest Rate Ever - HuffPost

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 17:59

HuffPost

Americans Are Opting For Cremation Over Burial At The Highest Rate Ever
HuffPost
Fifty percent of Americans chose cremation in 2016, according to a new report by the National Funeral Directors Association. The rate of cremation in the U.S. has risen steadily over the years, going from just five percent in the 1970s to 40 percent in ...

Kicking the Big Bucket - The Weekly Standard

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 02:51

The Weekly Standard

Kicking the Big Bucket
The Weekly Standard
The carbon footprint of this process is just a quarter of traditional fire cremation because it uses so much less energy, and only a sixth of a burial because it doesn't require the materials for concrete headstones, mahogany caskets or the chemicals ...

For The Record - The Register-Guard

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 02:54

For The Record
The Register-Guard
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Dorning — Lavonne Dorning, 61, of Oakridge died July 21. Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Edwards — Candace Rosenell Edwards, 74, ...

Dead people and pets are being forged into sparkling blue diamonds — here's how - Business Insider

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:23

Business Insider

Dead people and pets are being forged into sparkling blue diamonds — here's how
Business Insider
When a person dies, cremation is an increasingly popular option. The practice eclipsed burials in the US in 2015 and is expected to make up more than half of all body disposals by 2020, according to the Cremation Association of North America. But ...

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Hundreds attend teen self immolator's cremation - Phayul

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:07

Hundreds attend teen self immolator's cremation
Phayul
Amongst the hundreds gathered at the cremation ground was Lhodak Tsephel, who has been handling the funeral pyre for Tibetans in Dharamshala since 1974. Tsephel said unlike other funerals, he felt very emotional to be handling someone who has given ...

July 25, 2017 - LancasterOnline

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:26

July 25, 2017
LancasterOnline
Bryson, Ruth S. 88, wife of Jack J. Bryson, of Willow Valley Community. July 22, 2017. Reynolds Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., 786-3272. Drescher, Helen E. 91, of Elizabethtown. July 20, 2017. Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, 367- ...

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Royal chariot undergoes restoration for royal cremation ceremony in Thailand - Xinhua

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:35

Xinhua

Royal chariot undergoes restoration for royal cremation ceremony in Thailand
Xinhua
An artist from Thailand's Fine Arts Department restores an angel sculpture on the royal chariot to carry the urn of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the National Museum in Bangkok, Thailand, July 24, 2017. The chariot will undergo a complete ...

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For the Record - The Register-Guard

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 03:43

For the Record
The Register-Guard
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the New Hope Christian College in Eugene. Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Shafer — Steven D. Shafer, 56, of Springfield died July 20. Arrangements by Alpha ...

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Whitehall funeral services company gets OK to install a crematory - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:26

Allentown Morning Call

Whitehall funeral services company gets OK to install a crematory
Allentown Morning Call
A Whitehall Township business that provides burial services for cemeteries and funeral homes got permission this week from the township Zoning Hearing Board to install a crematory. That means Fullerton Wilbert Vault and Burial Co. will soon be among ...

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The hottest trend for the newly dead: Cremation - CBS News - CBS News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:00

CBS News

The hottest trend for the newly dead: Cremation - CBS News
CBS News
Dying has never been more expensive. So with traditional funerals services and burials costing more than $7,000 on average, Americans are increasingly ...

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First cremation garden opens in Chicago archdiocese - Chicago Daily Herald

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:58

First cremation garden opens in Chicago archdiocese
Chicago Daily Herald
Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago opened and blessed the Cremation Garden of Saint Francis at All Saints Cemetery, 700 N. River Road, in Des Plaines, on Monday, July 10. This is the first cremation garden within the Archdiocese of ...

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Cremation of bodies resumes at Parvati Ghat - Avenue Mail

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:43

Avenue Mail

Cremation of bodies resumes at Parvati Ghat
Avenue Mail
Jamshedpur, July 18: After a brief protest, cremation of bodies resumed at the Parvati Ghatin Bistupur from today following police patrolling started from this morning. The staff of the burning ghat had stopped cremation after the ghat's manager ...

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Death Notices - The Gazette

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:34

Death Notices
The Gazette
BRAWLEY, James McKnight Jr., 67, of Bonneau, husband of Sheila Brawley, died July 8. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston. ELLIS, Timothy Charles, 61, of Goose Creek died July 12. Arrangements by ...

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Vibrant art livens up Everett funeral home and crematory - The Daily Herald

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 04:34

The Daily Herald

Vibrant art livens up Everett funeral home and crematory
The Daily Herald
For those who want to go green after death, there's a biodegradable urn that contains seeds that grow into trees. Outside the crematory in back is a new stone patio courtyard for families to gather, such as when the cremation is in process. “They will ...

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