Posts Tagged "ashes"

What can be done with the ashes after cremation?

They can be placed in a niche in a columbarium, buried, scattered, or kept by the family. Cremated remains are sterile and pose no health hazard. Their disposition is, for the most part, not controlled, provided the landowner grants permission.

What size of urn should I buy?

A general rule when determining the ideal size of urn is that every 1 pound of body weight, prior to cremation, equals about one cubic inch of capacity in the urn. For example, if your loved one weighed 200 lbs,