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Hazel Headley
B: 1932-10-10
D: 2017-06-22
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Headley, Hazel
Cecelia Mazetis
B: 1940-04-22
D: 2017-06-21
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Mazetis, Cecelia
Susan Dungan
B: 1930-01-19
D: 2017-06-20
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Dungan, Susan
John Harrington
B: 1945-08-07
D: 2017-06-20
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Harrington, John
Alice Joan Bennett
B: 1940-06-28
D: 2017-06-16
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Bennett, Alice Joan
Thomas Mahan
B: 1934-07-02
D: 2017-06-11
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Mahan, Thomas
John Chute
B: 1938-06-12
D: 2017-06-10
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Chute, John
Robert Phillips
B: 1928-11-08
D: 2017-06-09
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Phillips, Robert
Julie Gray
B: 1968-11-30
D: 2017-06-08
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Gray, Julie
James Scates
B: 1942-11-11
D: 2017-06-03
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Scates, James
Virginia Barnes
B: 1926-03-14
D: 2017-06-02
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Barnes, Virginia
Mary Hamed
B: 1925-05-30
D: 2017-06-01
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Hamed, Mary
Virginia Mozingo
B: 1926-05-29
D: 2017-05-26
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Mozingo, Virginia
William Walker
B: 1931-11-04
D: 2017-05-25
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Walker, William
Margaret Bowdler
B: 1924-09-15
D: 2017-05-24
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Bowdler, Margaret
Patti Brown
B: 1954-03-04
D: 2017-05-22
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Brown, Patti
Enoch Beasley
B: 1952-07-08
D: 2017-05-19
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Beasley, Enoch
Virginia Clapp
B: 1921-02-16
D: 2017-05-18
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Clapp, Virginia
Patricia Parr
B: 1932-06-01
D: 2017-05-11
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Parr, Patricia
Thomas Thrift
B: 1944-06-17
D: 2017-05-11
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Thrift, Thomas
Alice Sanford
B: 1933-03-05
D: 2017-05-11
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Sanford, Alice

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Why Choose Cremation

Everyone has their own personal reasons for choosing cremation over traditional casketed burial.

Cremation Costs are Only One Reason

Given the religious, ethnic, and regional diversity among us, there are many other reasons for the dramatic rise in the number of cremations performed each year. According to Tyler Mathisen of NBC, one of those reasons "is the softening of the Catholic church's views of the practice. For centuries – until 1963, in fact – the church outlawed it. The church's laws still express a preference for burial. But the outright ban is a thing of the past."  

He goes on to tell readers that the decline in nuclear families is another reason. "As more Americans live far from hometowns and parents, and as family burial plots have waned in popularity and accessibility, millions have turned to cremation as a practical and cost-effective way to care for a loved one's remains."

Cremation also allows a family the flexibility they may need in planning and preparing for a memorial service, celebration-of-life, or a scattering ceremony. While the cremation process can occur almost immediately (once all the proper paperwork is complete), the decisions required in planning a meaningful memorial for a loved one can be made in a relaxed, rational way.

You can also be sure that concern for the environment ranks high among many who choose cremation. Casketed and embalmed remains take up cemetery space and can pollute the ground water but many still question the amount of atmospheric pollution created by the cremation process.

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Online Sources:

Mathisen, Tyler, "Cremation is the Hottest Trend in the Funeral Industry".