aCremation Blog

Celebrating National Social Work Month

March 20th, 2018

March is National Professional Social Work Month! And March 20 is World Social Work Day. The team at aCremation thanks the social workers across the great State of Texas for the amazing contributions they make to the families we serve. For more information about this important month, visit socialworkmonth.org. In so many hospital, hospice, and …

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Placing Cremated Remains in a Cemetery

February 26th, 2018

Even with all the options available today for memorialization, many people still want to bury the cremated remains of their loved in a cemetery. Sometimes this is because there is a family cemetery where generations have been laid to rest. Other times it’s because a spouse or other close family members has already passed and …

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Unique urns: Creativity is now in your control

February 13th, 2018

I have always liked the Disney quote, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” That’s pretty much where we are now when it comes to unique urns and scattering choices. No longer are loved ones limited to a handful of options that look basically the same. Creativity has skyrocketed, making the choices nearly …

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Decoding cremation fees

February 1st, 2018

Have you sat through a cremation arrangement meeting with a funeral home? If so, you probably reached the end of the financial paperwork and asked, “What are all the cremation fees?” Let’s talk about some of the most common ones. Cremation Permit and Medical Examiner Fees When the Medical Examiner becomes directly involved, there can …

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Thanks to the year-round Christmas Angels

December 18th, 2017

I’m not a grief counselor although I’ve benefited greatly from the ones I know. And I’m not a pastor or priest. But I am a funeral director who has experienced all sides of the Holiday Season and am grateful for those who help make this season special…and sometimes even just survivable for those recently experiences …

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