WTSP 10 News
St. Petersburg FL
Nov 17, 2011
Offers a green option for human remains in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — 10 News first told you about “resomation” in August. The process of chemical cremation combines water and potassium hydroxide to quickly turn human remains to liquid. Anderson McQueen Funeral Home has now performed more than 20 chemical cremations, and we’re getting a first look at the machine and the process.
Lynn Moshier recently committed to resomation for her 96-year-old mother Katie Fisher. “After she heard about it she said, ‘that sounds good, and besides I didn’t feel like going by fire anyhow.’ And that’s the way I feel. I feel like fire [through traditional cremation] is violent.”
Read the full article and see video (2:49) at WTSP 10 News
Thanks to the Death…and More Blog for altering us to this article.