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Cremations

Best and Creative Ways to Use or Disperse of Ashes Following Cremation

It used to be pretty straight forward. Once a loved one was cremated, the ashes or cremains were usually kept by a spouse or family member in an urn, buried in the family plot, or dispersed at sea or in a forest. As the popularity of cremation has grown in…...

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Memorial Services For Families Who Choose Cremation

Even though cremation has become more popular over the last few decades (more than 50% of final services now include cremation), misperceptions still persist. One of the biggest misperceptions is perhaps that final services aren’t as meaningful when cremation is chosen. That is simply not the case. In fact, many…...

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What Can I Expect with a Celebration of Life Ceremony?

A celebration of life is a way friends and family can gather to remember the life of a loved one. It is less somber than a traditional funeral service and is generally designed to be more uplifting than a solemn funeral service. Certainly, celebrations of life will have their moments…...

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Guide to a Cremation Ceremony

With the growing popularity of cremations, it is increasingly likely you may find yourself either attending or planning a final ceremony that involves cremation. What are the differences between a traditional funeral and one involving a cremation? What would a memorial service look like and would dress and etiquette for…...

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Reasons Why People Are Choosing Cremation

The percentage of cremations in the United States is at an all-time high. More than half of all final services now involve cremation and the trend is expected to continue, perhaps reaching 60% by 2023. It is a trend that started upward in the 1960s. What are the reasons for…...

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What to Consider Before Spreading Your Loved One’s Ashes

Those who feel the cremains of a loved one can be scattered anywhere at anytime are mistaken. There are a variety of laws and regulations, both federal and local, governing the scattering of ashes. In addition, those scattering ashes may be required to get a permit or notify a variety…...

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The History of Cremations

Cremation traces its history back to the Stone age but perhaps has never been more popular than today. What role has cremation played in the history of final services and why is it so popular now? You may be surprised to learn that in the West, the popularity of cremation…...

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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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