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How to Grieve and Cope This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be the hardest time of the year to grieve. Traditions, memories, stress and the deep feeling of loss can be an extremely painful combination. There are some steps that can be taken to help through this difficult time of the year. It can help to recognize…...

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Honoring the Deceased With A Memorial Donation

It is increasingly popular for families to request a memorial donation in the name of a loved one in lieu of flowers for final services. While sending flowers is fairly straightforward, there are some general guidelines to keep in mind when making a memorial contribution. Families name particular organizations for…...

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Unique & Interesting Ways to Store or Disperse Cremated Remains

Through the years cremations have become an increasingly popular choice for families. They now account for over 60% of final services. One of the reasons cremations have become so popular is the flexibility they offer in the disposal of the cremains. Here are some of the interesting choices you may…...

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What’s Included in An Affordable Cremation?

One of the significant benefits of using the Cremation Society of Cincinnati as opposed to a traditional funeral and burial is the cost factor. A loved one may not wish to have financial resources spent on a more expensive funeral or the family may not have the financing available. Whatever…...

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The Cremation Society of Greater Cincinnati Difference

At the Cremation Society of Greater Cincinnati, we believe cremations are a dignified, practical choice for families of all means. We own and operate Greater Cincinnati’s only privately owned crematorium, a bright, modern facility with a caring, professional staff. This, however, is just the start of the Cremation Society of…...

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How Cremations Add Flexibility to a Final Service

There are many reasons cremations have become more popular in recent years. The have become more accepted by traditional religions. Cremations are more affordable than a full, traditional service and casket burial. Many families appreciate that a small amount of remaining ashes can now be turned into beautiful keepsakes like…...

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Cremations: What to do with the Ashes

Many families are unsure of what is appropriate to do with the ashes following cremation. Today, more than ever, there are a wide selection of options that are considered acceptable. Cemetery Burial – Many families still choose a traditional burial in a cemetery for their loved one’s ashes. Burial can…...

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Misperceptions About Cremations

At the Cremation Society of Greater Cincinnati, we feel it’s part of our mission to help people better understand the cremation process. That is, in part, because every day we face the questions that project the misperceptions of the process. Even though cremations have become far more accepted than even…...

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Planning Your Cremation

Many people are under the mistaken belief that because they let family members know they wish to be cremated, it eliminates any need for pre-planning. They may feel that because they don’t want an elaborate funeral, planning for a cremation is unnecessary. That is a mistake you should avoid. Planning…...

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Comparing Cremation Traditions from Around the World

Cremations have become more widely accepted by a variety of religions throughout the world, and particularly in the United States. Like traditional funeral services, however, traditions involving cremations can vary widely from place to place. We thought it would be interesting to share the differences between traditions from Hindu cremations…...

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