Burning Questions about Cremation: “Can I Watch?”

Every once in a while, a family comes to the funeral home to make arrangements for a cremation and somebody asks if they can watch some part of the process. Their reasons are varied, but most of the time, they are just plain curious. In some cases, it means one last chance to view the Continue reading Burning Questions about Cremation: “Can I Watch?”

Burning Questions about Cremation: Memorial Jewelry

Growing up, there was a running joke in my household that whenever somebody died, we would cremate them and send the ashes off to California to be made into a diamond. (…….And people wonder how I came to be  a mortician……) It was only a joke. (I think.) But it CAN be done! Don’t believe Continue reading Burning Questions about Cremation: Memorial Jewelry