Local Cremation Blog

Choosing a cremation urn for the cemetery

January 29th, 2019

Searches for traditional urns usually bring many, many choices. By traditional, I mean the ones that are displayed indoors. The options are more limited when you consider cremation urn containers that will hold cremated remains outdoors, either above or below ground. Above ground Some cemeteries have a columbarium, which features numerous individual niches to hold …

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What is the cost of cremation compared to burial?

October 24th, 2018

Is family more important than money? Of course, but financial considerations for the cost of cremation or burial are no small matter, especially when you have limited income and need to keep a close eye on expenses. No matter how extravagantly we want to honor loved ones who have passed away, we must make smart …

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Identification During Cremation

February 8th, 2017

The cremation rate in the United States is hugging close to 50%, if not slightly over. With cremation becoming as common as burial, it means many families are considering cremation for the first time. One of the frequently asked questions of families new to cremation is about how cremation identification works. The best way to …

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Ribbon Cutting at Local Cremation Arlington

October 30th, 2015

Local Cremation’s Arlington, Texas location celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 6. The well attended event included a representative from Tony Tinderholt, House District 94, Gina Woodlee, Director of Membership Development for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, and numerous other Chamber members and guests. The office space at Local Cremation is designed so …

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