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Roy Glass
B: 1928-04-28
D: 2018-03-08
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Glass, Roy
Paul Eshbaugh
B: 1940-12-04
D: 2018-03-06
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Eshbaugh, Paul
Lula Barnard
B: 1919-04-22
D: 2018-02-22
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Barnard, Lula
Billy Graham
B: 1918-11-07
D: 2018-02-21
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Graham, Billy
Rose Rickard
B: 1931-09-19
D: 2018-02-13
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Rickard, Rose
Gloria Ditmars Fozard
B: 1928-04-23
D: 2018-02-07
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Fozard, Gloria Ditmars
Donald Brawner
B: 1932-11-16
D: 2018-02-05
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Brawner, Donald
David Bayer
B: 1938-11-18
D: 2018-02-04
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Bayer, David
Barbara Gillespie
B: 1931-08-28
D: 2018-01-31
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Gillespie, Barbara
Ross Pollack
B: 1956-11-02
D: 2018-01-27
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Pollack, Ross
Nettie Cole
B: 1935-02-14
D: 2018-01-24
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Cole, Nettie
Juetta Mayes
B: 1925-08-25
D: 2018-01-24
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Mayes, Juetta
Bobby Parrett
B: 1925-09-07
D: 2018-01-23
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Parrett, Bobby
Tom Sizemore
B: 1936-02-21
D: 2018-01-22
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Sizemore, Tom
Jill Barnett Barker
B: 1959-04-30
D: 2018-01-21
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Barnett Barker, Jill
Helen Clark
B: 1921-09-28
D: 2018-01-17
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Clark, Helen
David Athmer
B: 1963-09-02
D: 2018-01-11
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Athmer, David
Carolee Buccalo
B: 1924-02-16
D: 2018-01-01
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Buccalo, Carolee
Joan Martin
B: 1924-10-14
D: 2018-01-01
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Martin, Joan
Betty Gould
B: 1929-02-06
D: 2017-12-30
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Gould, Betty
Lillian Fraine
B: 1921-01-17
D: 2017-12-20
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Fraine, Lillian


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How does Cremation Work? The Cremation Process

Cremation has been a part of the human death experience for a very long time. If you would like to understand more about the cremation process we invite you to read this section. We'll also take a look at cremation costs that will help you with your decision. 

the process of cremation

A Short History of Cremation

According to Wikipedia, cremation dates back at least 20,000 years ago in Australia, while in Europe, there is evidence of cremation dating to around 2,000 B.C. Cremation was common in Ancient Greece and Rome, and it remains a standard practice in India. The practice of cremation faded in Europe by the fifth century and during the Middle Ages, it was primarily used in the punishment of heretics or in response to the fear of contagious diseases. Today, cremation is preferred by more and more people around the world.

Cremation Costs

Cremation typically costs one-third of the cost of a traditional burial. While it's true that cost is a big factor for many families, it's important to remember that cremation is only one part of providing meaningful end-of-life care for a loved one. Coming to terms with the death of a loved one is important and can be achieved with a memorial service. Bringing family and friends together provides everyone with the opportunity to share memories and receive support.

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