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  • The Top 3 FAQ About Our Urns for Ashes | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    The Top 3 FAQ About Our Urns for Ashes

    Product descriptions don’t always communicate all the important details, so below are our top 3 FAQ about our urns for ashes. We will update this regularly! 1) The urn I like says to contact Modern Memorials about personalization. What does...

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  • Most Memorable Eulogies You've Never Heard Before | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    Most Memorable Eulogies You've Never Heard Before

    Few endeavors are as daunting as writing a eulogy for someone you’ve loved and admired. With that solemn responsibility comes the challenge of capturing a person’s essence and paying tribute to the place they held in the lives of family...

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  • "Operation Grandma": Getting Creative with Ashes | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    "Operation Grandma": Getting Creative with Ashes

    As cremation has become more popular, situations like “Operation Grandma” were bound to occur. That’s the term employees at Disney World and Disneyland use when a loved one’s ashes don’t scatter as intended and a quick vacuum is needed, according...

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  • Female Funeral Directors on Track to Take Over Field | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    Female Funeral Directors on Track to Take Over Field

    Three months into 2018, the #TimesUp movement is altering workplace environments, a record number of women are running for public office in 2018, and we are starting to see cracks in the glass ceilings of some typically male-dominated fields, like the funeral industry.
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  • Greener Cremation Method Spreading Across the U.S. | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    Greener Cremation Method Spreading Across the U.S.

    We were intrigued when a customer recently told us about "water cremation" aka biocremation, which is an environmentally friendly cremation process that could change the way you think about cremation. Read here about this new breakthrough and see if it's available in your state.
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  • Obits We Love: An Inspirational Retirement | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    Obits We Love: An Inspirational Retirement

    Obituaries can be difficult to write. After all, one is tasked with the rather daunting task of summing up a person’s lifetime achievements during an emotional time. As we come across them, we’ll highlight obits that we think paint a...

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  • Majority of Americans Choosing Cremation | Modern Memorials
    April 13, 2022

    Majority of Americans Choosing Cremation

    When it comes to end-of-life choices, cremation continues to gain ground, so to speak, on burial. For the first time, a majority of people in the United States chose cremation in 2016. According to the recently released 2017 Cremation and...

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