As State and Local Governments shut down non-essential businesses in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak, we at Cremation Society of America want you to know that we are open for business and our team is here to help YOU. Please note that we have taken the steps necessary to safeguard the health and safety … Continue reading We’re Here for YOU During the COVID-19 Fight
We live in a time where the Coronavirus has led to families, cities and even countries being subjected to quarantine orders. Should your loved one pass away during this time of uncertainty, it could be difficult or even impossible to arrange for a funeral service due to the reluctance of many to gather in large … Continue reading Direct Cremation is a Flexible Solution During Trying Times
At Cremation Society of America, one question that we’re often asked by clients is “Can my family be present at the Direct Cremation of my loved one?” Many may envision themselves accompanying their loved one’s casket as it moves through the cremation process at the crematory. The truth is that you cannot be present during … Continue reading Can the Family be Present at a Direct Cremation?
What if a Loved One Passes Away while traveling abroad, outside of the United States? We at Cremation Society of America are here to help. Let’s say that you’ve arranged for your Direct Cremation and you’re planning a trip overseas. What happens if you or a loved one passes away unexpectedly in a foreign country? … Continue reading What if a Loved One Passes Away While Traveling Abroad?
Direct Cremation has overtaken burials as the preferred end-of-life choice of families across the United States. Direct Cremation is far more affordable and offers families the flexibility to arrange for services at time and place of the family’s choosing, especially when honoring the wishes of the deceased. One example of such flexibility is the Scattering … Continue reading Honor Your Loved One: Scatter Ashes at Sea
2020 may have just begun but the the nationwide trend of Direct Cremation overtaking funeral homes as the arrangement of choice for most Americans and their loved ones continues to grow. However, many cremation providers suffer from an inefficient or even manual process to purchase and arrange for a direct cremation. At Cremation Society of … Continue reading Arranging a Direct Cremation has never been more Efficient
We at Cremation Society of America are reminded during this holiday season of how thankful we should be for all of YOU! Throughout this week, family and friends will gather together on Thanksgiving to take stock of their blessings and to be thankful for so many things. We at Cremation Society of America would like … Continue reading We Are Truly Thankful
What is a Death Certificate? Here at Cremation Society of America, one of the questions most often asked of us is how to order a Death Certificate and why is it required for Direct Cremation. A Death Certificate is an official document that serves as certified proof that someone has passed away. This document will … Continue reading Death Certificates Primer
At Cremation Society of America, we see all-too-often clients who had failed to properly plan for the day that is inevitable for all of us: the day that we pass away. It’s never a pleasant subject and one that most of us would prefer to address at a later date. What happens if that “later … Continue reading Estate Planning – How to Get Organized
We are well into the Fall season and the time has come to consider your Holiday travel plans to visit family and friends. Have you also considered your plans in the event that a loved one passes away while out of town? “Direct Cremation”, sometimes called “Simple Cremation” or “Immediate Cremation” is when the cremation … Continue reading The Holiday Travel Season is Upon Us. Do You Have a Plan?