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Columbarium conundrum
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Columbarium conundrum

The realization that  57% of cremated remains are not accounted for by means whereas the deceased can be memorialized into the future has caused some church communities to wonder if their ministry can help address the needs of the community that would lower this number.  According to this article in the Rancho Santa Fe Review, 35% of cremated remains are buried at a cemetery and about 8% are placed in columbariums.  The remaining 57% are returned to the family or […]

Another Reason for Burial of Cremated Remains
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Another Reason for Burial of Cremated Remains

Those of us at Funeral Director Daily have told you that we truly advocate for the memorialization of cremated remains in an earth grave with marker or cemetery niche or columbarium. Today we bring you these moving photos and video following an apartment fire in Providence, Rhode Island.  One photo captures the moment a firefighter was able to rescue the remains and hand them to the mother.  The video is of the mother thanking those for the reunification. Just think, […]