Fort Lauderdale FL
November 15, 2011
A majority of Broward families chose for the first time in 2010 to cremate their dearly departed rather than pay for the traditional – and more expensive – burial services.
The state’s Bureau of Vital Statistics also showed that Palm Beach County was not far behind at 49.5 percent.
South Florida first began cremating in larger numbers in the 1980s. Although the rest of the nation still embalms and buries about 60 percent of the deceased, more than 58 percent of Florida’s dead are cremated.
Read the full article at the Sun Sentinel
Thanks to the Death…and More Blog for altering us to this article.