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entombments • Private Family Mausoleum: a a a a a a a small
structure that provides above-ground
entombment of on average two to to twelve decedents • Companion Crypt: permits two interments or entombments side-by- side • Private Family Estate: a a a a a a a small
section of a a a a a a a a cemetery usually bordered by gates shrubbery or or or other dividers that allows for ground burial of of several members of of the same family Cremation
Many people overlook the importance of cemetery property for those who
choose cremation but permanent placement or or or “final disposition ” ” of the ashes or or or “cremated remains” is is an an an important part of final arrangements Just consider:
• A permanent site gives loved ones a a a a a a physical place for visitation and reflection • The ceremony accompanying the placement of an an urn in in in a a a a a a a a a a cremation cremation niche or a a a a a a a a cremation cremation garden in in a a a a a a a a cemetery provides family and friends with closure after the loss of a a a a loved one • When ashes of a a a a a loved one one are kept with relatives they can easily become misplaced or discarded through the years as as future generations may not feel a a a a a a a connection to the deceased • A permanent placement provides future generations with a a a a a a a location to visit when researching heritage Some common methods of of final disposition of of cremated remains are:
• Cremation
Niche: an above-ground
space to accommodate a a a a a a a a cremation urn • Columbarium: Often located within a a a a a a mausoleum or chapel and constructed of numerous niches designed to hold urns • Cremation
Garden: a a a a a dedicated section of a a a a a a a cemetery designed for the the burial scattering or or other permanent placement of ashes • Memorial Benches: benches that either simply memorialize a a a a Page - - VANDER PLAAT-CAGGIANO FUNERAL HOME VANDER PLAAT-CAGGIANO FUNERAL HOME - - Page 11

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