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  • burial
  • Quebec's Bill 66 covers all aspects of the funeral business, from transportation and embalming of bodies to burial and cremation, but it is the section on the disposal of ashes that has been most controversial. (nationalpost.com)
  • According to the National Funeral Directors Association , the national median cost of a funeral and burial arranged through a funeral home for an adult in 2014 was $8,508. (nytimes.com)
  • Undertaking LA charges $996 for its home funeral service, which includes a three-hour home visit, a service fee, supplies, assistance washing and dressing the body, and guidance on cremation and burial options - but not the burial, cremation or cemetery plot. (nytimes.com)
  • Torajans are renowned for their elaborate funeral rites, burial sites carved into rocky cliffs, massive peaked-roof traditional houses known as tongkonan , and colourful wood carvings . (wikipedia.org)
  • burials
  • A bill before the National Assembly is seeking to modernize rules around funeral operations, adapting from an age of church services and cemetery burials to one of unconventional rites and scattered ashes. (nationalpost.com)
  • The website for A Sacred Moment , a Seattle funeral home founded in 2007 that was an early pioneer of home funerals and green burials, includes links to several low-cost coffin options and has information on how to build a coffin yourself. (nytimes.com)
  • death
  • Your very own family back in the late 19th century, they were doing this," says Joshua Slocum, executive director of the Funeral Consumers Alliance and a co-author of " Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death . (nytimes.com)
  • people
  • The law that we follow now dates back to the early 1970s, when in Quebec most people were having a viewing, going to church and afterward being buried at the cemetery," said Denis Desrochers, president of Quebec's Corporation des thanatologues, which represents funeral directors. (nationalpost.com)
  • Since opening their funeral business, which is based in Los Angeles, the two women have taught people how to wash and dress bodies, and when necessary, stem the flow of bodily fluids. (nytimes.com)
  • now many people consider an outsourced funeral to be the only option, he said. (nytimes.com)
  • Even reasonably educated people seem to believe they don't have a legal right to avoid paying a funeral director," he said. (nytimes.com)
  • Toraja funeral rites are important social events, usually attended by hundreds of people and lasting for several days. (wikipedia.org)
  • liturgy
  • The vigil is celebrated between the times of death and the funeral liturgy, often on the day before or evening before the funeral mass. (silcc.org)
  • Music selections for funerals are made in conjunction with the ministers of music in the parish and follow the directives of the Roman Catholic Church regarding music in the liturgy. (silcc.org)
  • last
  • Bollywood celebrities poured in to attend the last rites of veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya of Rajshri films, at Worli's crematorium on Thursday, 21 February. (india.com)
  • Today i.e on 17th July, the last rites of the seasoned actress took place and her friends and colleagues were present to pay their last respects to the actress. (filmymantra.com)
  • minister
  • In the prudent judgment of the local ordinary, ecclesiastical funerals can be granted to baptized persons who are enrolled in a non-Catholic Church or ecclesial community unless their intention is evidently to the contrary and provided that their own minister is not available' (canon 1183.3). (silcc.org)