Funerals

At some point in everyone’s lifetime, a loved one is lost. American Cremation & Casket Alliance, a group of family-owned funeral homes in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, are here to help you through this difficult time by taking the weight of planning a funeral off of your shoulders. Funeral planning can be very stressful, especially […]

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Many people like to send an Oasis based floral arrangement to express their feelings at a funeral. They choose a symbolic design to show their relationship with the departed or to raise the spirits of the mourners as they think of their loss. They are traditionally made from dampened florists foam holding an arrangement of […]

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When cemeteries are vandalized, unless the culprits are caught and forced to pay restitution, the cost of repairing the damage to the headstones, pathways and lawn comes out of the cemetery’s budget. This might work out okay if the cemetery is large and affiliated with a local church or cemetery association, but when the damage […]

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First it was online guest books. People who couldn’t make it to the funeral, whether they were living across the country or simply not close enough to the deceased to attend, could leave messages for the surviving friends and family. Some of these guest books can be left up forever (depending on the level of […]

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Just as different cultures have developed their own burial traditions, the US military has their own set of customs. These traditions are meant to honor all veterans. Rank does not matter nor does the length of time the veteran served nor if they died in battle or of other causes. All veterans are eligible for […]

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More and more crematoria are getting concerned with the environment. Thus, they are taking the lead in recycling prosthetics by diligently filtering the scraps for recycling. Prosthetic hips, artificial knees and metal implants of all sorts, are taken to recycling plants once the family members of the deceased agree to donate it. One factory proudly […]

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