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  Cremation Online:: Cremation Services, Cremation Urns, Cremation Jewerly, Cremation
Throughout the years, families that have chosen cremation have expressed a need for a simple, yet dignified way for arranging a cremation service for their loved one.
A need for a process that would allow the arrangements they have chosen to be completed at their pace all in the comfort of their home.
Cremation Online is the #1 supplier of cremation services and cremation urns, so please give us a call today, and let us serve you and your family.
www.cremation-online.com   (346 words)

  
  Jamaica Gleaner News - Cremation - The Final Burn - Tuesday | January 31, 2006
Cremation has become a cheaper way to dispose of human remains and funeral directors like Maddens Funeral Home are equipped to offer this alternative to clients.
Powell explained that before each cremation, a doctor the police commissioner's office as well as the ministry of health have to give their approvals then the funeral director is free to pursue.
Close to the blender on a table is a huge pile of unclaimed ashes; the plastic bags are labelled with the names of the deceased and if unclaimed after three years, they are buried at Dovecot.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20060131/life/life1.html   (1277 words)

  
  ICFA: Cremation Questions
The cremated remains are then processed into fine particles and are placed in the container provided by the crematorium or placed in an urn purchased by the family.
Cremation is performed by placing the deceased in a casket or other container and then placing the casket or container into a cremation chamber or retort, where they are subjected to intense heat and flame.
Because cremation is an irreversible process and because the process itself will eliminate any ability to determine exact cause of death, many states require that each cremation be authorized by the coroner or medical examiner.
www.icfa.org /cremation.htm   (1976 words)

  
  Cremation - LoveToKnow 1911
Even the Jews used cremation in the vale of Tophet when a plague came; and the modern Jews of Berlin and the Spanish and Portuguese Jews at Mile End cemetery were among the first to welcome the lately revived process.
It was on 26th March 1885 that the first cremation at Woking took place, the subject being a lady.' In 1888 it became necessary, nearly loo bodies having been by this date cremated, to build a large hall for religious service, as well as waiting-rooms, in connexion with the crematorium there.
In Paris a cremation society was founded in 1880, and in 18861887 a large crematorium was constructed by the municipal council at Pere Lachaise, containing three Gorini furnaces.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Cremation   (5012 words)

  
 Cremation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cremated remains can be kept in an urn, sprinkled on a special field or in the sea, or buried in the ground.
Cremation was declared as legal in England and Wales when Dr William Price was prosecuted for cremating his son; formal legislation followed later with the passing of the Cremation Act 1902[1], (this Act did not extend to Ireland) which imposed procedural requirements before a cremation could occur and restricted the practice to authorised places.
Cremation is now permitted as long as it is not done to express a refusal to believe in the resurrection of the body, and the church has become more open to the idea of cremation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cremation   (4121 words)

  
 Death - the last taboo: Cremation introduction
Cremation is the disposal of a corpse by fire.
In Rome cremation became such a status symbol that constructing and renting space in columbariums (vaults or similar structures with niches in the walls to receive the ashes of the dead) became a profitable business.
Although cremation was not explicitly taboo among Christians, it was not encouraged because of pagan associations and because of the concern that it might interfere with the resurrection of the body and its reunion with the soul.
www.deathonline.net /disposal/cremation/index.cfm   (237 words)

  
 History of Cremation
Cremation dates back to the Stone Age when it was practiced in Europe and the Near East.
While, cremations are more common in Western Europe and Japan than in North America, the number of people in the United States and Canada selecting cremation has risen significantly during the past few years.
The body, usually in a casket or some other container, is placed in a cremation chamber where applied heat reduces the casket and body to ashes and bone fragments weighing from three to seven pounds for an average adult.
www.funeralfacts.com /pages/cremation.html   (1121 words)

  
 Cremation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cremation is the process of reducing the body to bone fragments through the application of intense heat.
Cremation is often considered to be an inexpensive, less complicated substitute for the "traditional" funeral.
Cremation and burial are both methods of caring for the body and, as such, are just one part of a funeral.
www.kirlin-egan-butler.com /html/cremation.html   (1324 words)

  
 Cremation
Cremation is an ancient form of disposal of the dead by exposure to heat that has been revived since around 1900 and now accounts for 70% of funerals in this country.
Cremation authorities, such as Bournemouth that are members of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management’s (ICCM) Charter for the Bereaved will provide advice to persons arranging a cremation without the use of a funeral director.
The law relating to cremation requires that cremated remains are disposed of in accordance with the written instructions of the applicant (usually the executor or nearest surviving relative).
www.bournemouth.gov.uk /Residents/births/Deaths/Cremation.asp   (2029 words)

  
 Cremation
The concept that cremation is selected because of perceived lower funeral costs or lack of land for earth burial is totally inaccurate.
Cremation is another form if disposition of human remains at the time of one's death.
In Cremation a person's body is reduced to small pieces of bone fragments by a process of intense heat.
www.kincerfuneralhome.com /html/cremation.html   (480 words)

  
 Cremation
Cremation therefore, is a violation and a distortion of that scriptural object lesson.
Cremation is of heathen origin and therefore is unscriptural and non-Christian.
Cremation dishonors the redeemed body of a Christian and is the cheapest, legal way to avoid a sacred responsibility.
www.macgregorministries.org /cult_groups/cremation.html   (1439 words)

  
 Cremation
Cremation is neither an unusual practice, nor is it a new one.
Cremation was also used, say some experts, to alleviate the problem of bodies being dug up by beasts or by enemies.
To characterize cremation as being primarily a pagan practice or having pagan roots is to ignore the historical facts.
www.pensacolachristiancollege.com /resources/crematio.htm   (2196 words)

  
 Cremation
Cremation, however, may also be requested by the family of the deceased for what also might be determined good and/or pastoral reasons that can be accommodated.
When cremation is seen as an acceptable alternative to the normal manner of Catholic burial, the various elements of the funeral rite should be conducted in the usual way and, normally, with the body present.
The practices of scattering cremated remains on the sea, from the air, or on the ground or keeping cremated remains in the home of a relative or friend of the deceased are not the reverent disposition that the Church requires.
www.acc-seattle.com /cremation.htm   (1665 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Cremation
The pagans, to destroy faith in the resurrection of the body, often cast the corpses of martyred Christians into the flames, fondly believing thus to render impossible the resurrection of the body.
In 1886 another decree forbade membership in cremation societies and declared the unlawfulness of demanding cremation for one's own body or that of another.
The legislation of the Church in forbidding cremation rests on strong motives; for cremation in the
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04481c.htm   (2192 words)

  
 Cremation,questions,urns
The death care provider (cremation society or funeral home) is responsible for producing the certificate and getting the doctor to sign and complete the cause of death portion of the death certificate.
The family designates where the cremated remains are to be delivered- i.e., local family delivery, shipped out of state to distant family, delivered or shipped to cemetery or other party.
The actual complete cremation procedure is anywhere from 1-2 hours, not counting time for cooling of cremated remains prior to final processing.
www.cremation.cc /Cremation_Questions_Answers.html   (2247 words)

  
 Catholic Funeral Rites
For centuries cremation was expressly forbidden in the Church because of the belief that the body is the temple of the Holy Sprit, as well as the belief in the resurrection of the body.
The Vatican granted permission for the cremated remains of a body to be brought into church for the liturgical rites of burial.
Dividing the cremated remains among family and friends or keeping them in the home seems to diminish the respect for human life and shows a lack of proper respect and dignity for the dead.
www.icctampa.org /FuneralRites.htm   (1001 words)

  
 Cremation
Cremation is an age-old practice that has been used for centuries around the world and is now becoming increasingly popular in the United States and here in our region.
However, choosing cremation does not mean having to give up the time-honored traditions that help commemorate a life.
A direct cremation, as well as immediate burial, can be substantially less than a funeral service that includes a viewing and visitation, religious ceremony and graveside services.
www.taylorvandale.com /cremation.htm   (317 words)

  
 saunders
In the 19th century, cremation again arose in Europe due greatly to the Freemasonry movement and the rationalist philosophy which denied any notion of the supernatural or spiritual, particularly the immortality of the soul, the afterlife, and the resurrection of the body.
The cremated remains should be buried in a grave or entombed in a mausoleum or columbarium.
While cremation is permitted and the indult allows the presence of the cremains at the funeral Mass, the preference remains to bury the body of the deceased loved one (Reflections, no. 413).
www.catholicherald.com /saunders/02ws/ws020620.htm   (1030 words)

  
 Cremation,memorial,cemetery,funeral,urns
Cremation is a computerized thermal process of applied heat and dehydration that reduces the human body to its basic elements.
The cremated remains (often referred to as "ashes") are called cremains and usually weigh from four to nine pounds.
Disposition of cremated remains is in accordance with the prearranged instructions of the deceased.
www.cremation.cc /index.html   (1372 words)

  
 CREMATION VS BURIAL: CHRISTIAN CONTROVERSY
Cremation generally involves the application of high temperature, typically between 1400 and 2100 Degrees Fahrenheit (760 to 1150 Deg.
The body and container are almost completely consumed; the cremated remains consist of bone fragments and particles, which usually weigh from 4 to 8 pounds (1.8 to 3.6 kg).
Cremation is expected to be the preferred method of disposing of bodies in Canada about 2015 CE.
www.religioustolerance.org /crematio.htm   (1865 words)

  
 Cremation
Quite often a memorial service is held after cremation has occurred or perhaps the family will want to gather at a convenient time for the final committal of the remains.
The enclosed body is placed in the cremation chamber where it is reduced to its basic elements, which are referred to as cremated remains.
Cremation is accepted by followers of most religious faiths today and additional crematory chambers are being installed.
www.crainsonline.com /cremation.htm   (917 words)

  
 Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries
Cremation, the process of reducing human remains to bone fragments through intense heat, is chosen by many families and individuals as an alternative to traditional burial.
Whether choosing cremation or a different means of preparing the body for final disposition, there is still need for a meaningful gathering to commemorate or celebrate the special life of a loved one and to assist survivors in the grieving and healing process.
Before cremation occurs, the death certificate must be completed and signed by the attending physician or medical examiner, and all civil and medical authorities must have issued all required permits.
www.lakelawnmetairie.com /cremation.php   (1349 words)

  
 Indonesia : News - August - season for Balinese cremation ceremonies
To the Balinese, a cremation is an occasion for gaiety and not for mourning, since it represents one of their most sacred duties: the ceremonial burning of the corpses of the dead to liberate their souls so that they can enter the higher world and be free for reincarnation into better beings.
When the cremation is held at the end of August, a huge crowd will be seen swarming along the streets, and shouting, laughing hordes of men shoulder gaudy platforms and life-size animal statues, weaving along in a crazy path under the strain of their burdens.
Large cremations cost thousands of dollars, which is too expensive for one family to pay alone, so many families who have corpses hold cremation ceremonies in groups in order to economize.
www.indo.com /indonesia/news90.html   (561 words)

  
 Cremation Online - Questions
Of course, cremation is practically as old as humanity, having been practiced for centuries in other cultures.
After cremation the remains are processed further by pulverization and then placed in the desired container selected by the family.
The quantity of cremated remains of an adult is comparable to the size of a 6 inch x 6 inch x 6 inch box or a large dictionary.
www.cremation-online.com /questions.htm   (943 words)

  
 Cremation, from the Montana State University Extension Service
The national cost for a cremation (with a container provided by the crematory) ranged from $300 to $3,000.1 According to a survey by Refsland in 2001, the average cost in Montana of cremation with a fiberboard container provided by a mortuary was $1,383 with a range of $850 to $2,299.
Some families prefer to retain the cremated remains at the family residence until weather permits the scattering or burial of the remains at a place that was significant to the deceased.
Some families prefer to hold the cremated remains for burial at a later date, so that they can be placed in the casket of the spouse or mingled together with the cremated remains of a deceased spouse in a preselected urn.
www.montana.edu /wwwpb/pubs/mt200201.html   (5042 words)

  
 CREMATION What Does God Think?
The article noted that the rising acceptance of cremation has coincided with a drop in "religious barriers to cremation." It is interesting that this secular newspaper noticed the connection between religion and cremation.
Cremation, as just described and as practiced today in the more technically advanced nations, no longer has the physical ghastliness associated with cremations performed in the less developed parts of the world.
While I strongly believe cremation is contrary to Scripture and is therefore not something a Christian should do, the most important question is whether or not the deceased had trusted Jesus Christ as his or her Savior, whether or not that one had been born again.
www.wayoflife.org /fbns/cremation.htm   (3746 words)

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