The Good Funeral Guide
There’s a finality about burial. It’s all over, you think, as the coffin descends.
Cremation gives you no such conclusion. You get a version of the body back – if you want it. Cremated remains, or ashes, as most people call them, are mostly pulverised bone. They weigh around as much as the dead person did when they were born, so there’s a nice symmetry there.
If you decided not to have a funeral for the body, but opted for direct cremation in order to prepare the body for a funeral, now’s your chance to have one pretty much anywhere you like.
If you did have a funeral for the body and it was an unsatisfactory occasion, here’s a second chance to get it right.
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