Cremate or Bury? How to Make the Decision

When you are thinking of honoring your loved one’s remains, it’s hard to choose between cremation and burial. Here are some subjects you can discuss with your loved one and family members to guide you during your time of mourning. The Wishes of Your Loved One When deciding what your final wishes will be, it

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The Benefits of Pre-Planning Cremation As a Couple

Pre-planning cremation as a couple has many advantages. If you haven’t experienced the loss of a loved one, you may not understand how overwhelming it can be during the time of need. From securing documents, allocating funds, deciding on whether to have a funeral or memorial service, to spending time with family during the grieving

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Most Beautiful Places to Scatter Ashes in California

California is rich with natural parks, gardens, beaches, and trails that are ideal locations to scatter the ashes of your loved one. While there is almost no limit to the places you can think of to scatter ashes, we consider the following spots as the most beautiful. Overview of California Ashes Scattering Laws In California,

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Unique Ways to Memorialize a Cremation Service

How a person wants to be memorialized is a matter of personal taste. If your loved one has pre-planned cremation, then this is something that may have already been decided. However, some people don’t specify many of the important details regarding memorialization after cremation. Some of these details might include how the ashes will be

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Cremation Costs vs. Burial and Funeral Costs

Cremation Costs vs. Burial and Funeral Costs Discussing whether you want to be cremated or buried will help you plan your final wishes without placing a financial burden on yourself or your loved ones in the future. Unexpected deaths can place a financial burden on families who may need a respectful yet cost effective option

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Choosing Cremation: When to Decide on a Sacramento Cremation

When a loved one dies, whether anticipated or not, dealing with emotions and practical final needs can be overwhelming. At a time when families are emotionally vulnerable, they must make significant arrangements. And, unfortunately, those arrangements and decisions can’t be put off. Do families always make the best decisions when they are emotional and under

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Is a Sacramento Cremation Right for You?

Sacramento cremation services provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional funerals and burial. Cremation in Sacramento is growing in popularity, and offers many advantages to Sacramento residents. Is cremation right for you? Consider Prepaid Sacramento Cremation Plans If you’re considering cremation, Sacramento funeral and cremation cost comparisons demonstrate the value in selecting cremation over a traditional

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The Rise of Cremation in Sacramento, California | Trident Society

As California cities grew with the Gold Rush and transcontinental railroad, poverty, unemployment, and class antagonism grew as well. Overcrowded cities weren’t well managed. Public health problems erupted. Cremation in Sacramento and other cities was seen as a means to improve hygiene, and diminish public health issues. Boards of health and citizen sanitation committees included

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Preplanned Sacramento Cremation: Is It a Safe Investment?

Families are encouraged to make final plans long before there is a need because planning leads to better decision making and cost savings. Preplanning a Sacramento cremation involves defining your wish for cremation, signing an agreement that defines your choices for final needs, communicating your plans to your loved ones, and paying the cost of

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Plan Your Custom Memorial Service in Sacramento

A memorial service is a great way to gather friends and family and commemorate the life of a lost loved one. Whereas a traditional funeral is typically solemn and mournful, more and more memorials are planned as a celebration of the beloved family member’s life. Families looking for unique, celebratory memorial services may enjoy some

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Published: September 14, 2016

While southern California may seem like a more glamorous area, Sacramento actually offers many options for those tasked with planning end-of-life ceremonies. Why choose Sacramento? There are plenty of beautiful memorial cemeteries, columbariums, and other methods for scattering cremated remains at some of the best areas that California has to offer. Let’s look at five of

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Published: September 14, 2016

If you or a loved one is considering cremation, California gives you plenty of options. In fact, we consider it one of the most versatile states for such services. Read on to learn why. “You can dedicate a redwood grove in your loved one’s name.” There Are Many Different Locations  California offers everything from wine

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Published: July 27, 2016

If you are in San Francisco and looking for a resting place for a loved one, then look no further than the city’s famous Columbarium. Owned and operated by the Neptune Society, this burial site traces its history all the way back to 1895 and holds the remains of some of San Francisco’s most notable

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Published: July 26, 2016

As you plan for end-of-life ceremonies with your loved one, you’ll eventually have to settle on a location. There are a few things to consider before you land on an exact destination: Is the area accessible to friends and family? Does the site have a special significance to your loved one and family? Is the

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