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What is cremation?

It’s the process of reducing the body to ashes and bone fragments through the use of intense heat. The process usually takes two to four hours. Depending on the size of the body, the cremated remains will weigh three to

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,

Can cremated remains be shipped or delivered?

Yes, cremated remains can be shipped. We recommend using the United States Postal Service as they have experience in these type of shipping requests, and can provide a tracking system for you to monitor the shipment and delivery. For cremated

What is an urn?

An urn is a vase used to hold the cremated remains of a loved one. Urns are commonly used to store the remaining ashes from the cremation process, and used not just for a family members who pass and are

How to shop around for a cremation services

All funeral homes are required to list a price for a simple cremation package, called an “Immediate Cremation.” This is cremation without any services such as a viewing or funeral at the funeral home. You also are not required to

Direct cremation funeral

The funeral type of a direct cremation is performed shortly after the passing of the loved one, with no embalming. The cremated remains of the deceased are placed in a container such as an urn. There is no visitation and