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Body and Organ Donation, A Gift to Science

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestDeath provides many of us with a one-time chance to make a valuable gift to humanity. All major religions approve of body and organ donation for medical and dental teaching, research, and transplants. According to public opinion polls, most people believe that such donations are desirable. Read more

A Word About Burial Liners (written by a grave digger)

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestby Paul G. Huffman For those who choose burial over entombment or cremation, you will make the added selection of a burial container to protect the casket. The available selections include burial liners, lawn crypts and vaults. Read more

“Simple and Cheap” My Father Said

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestJOSEPHINE BLACK PESARESI My father, Hugo L Black, died in 1971. At that time he was 85 years old and the second longest sitting Associate Justice in the history of the United States Supreme Court, having sat on the Court for nearly 35 years. Read more

Four-Step Funeral Planning

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestFUNERAL SHOPPING: THE BASICS

If you’ve never planned a funeral before you might feel overwhelmed and not even know where to begin or what questions to ask. If so, you are not alone. In the early 20th century, Americans largely handed over the responsibility for caring for their dead to funeral directors. Read more