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Ask the Funeral Director – September 17, 2021

Posted on September 17, 2021 by Joe Pray | Comments Off on Ask the Funeral Director – September 17, 2021
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Ask the Funeral Director Dear FD, I noticed on your website an article about Viking funerals. If I want to be put to sea on a flaming ship, can I? Setting a ship afire with a deceased person on a public lake is not possible for two reasons: 1) It is illegal. 2) It would […]

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Ask the Funeral Director – August 27, 2021

Posted on August 27, 2021 by Joe Pray | Comments Off on Ask the Funeral Director – August 27, 2021
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Ask the Funeral Director Dear FD, I saw a lot of buzz on Facebook about fighter jets in the area over the weekend.  Where those part of the memorial service for Francis Flaherty? Ensign Francis Flaherty was finally returned home last week for burial nearly 80 years after he perished saving lives aboard the USS […]

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Ask the Funeral Director – August 20, 2021

Posted on August 20, 2021 by Joe Pray | Comments Off on Ask the Funeral Director – August 20, 2021
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Ask the Funeral Director Dear FD, I’m considering pre-planning my funeral, but it’s just so hard to think about. Is it really worth spending time now while I’m alive and well thinking about my death? Death holds no appointments, ignores Holidays and business hours, and doesn’t consult the bank statements before arriving. Many families find […]

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Ask the Funeral Director – August 13, 2021

Posted on August 13, 2021 by Joe Pray | Comments Off on Ask the Funeral Director – August 13, 2021
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Ask the Funeral Director Dear FD, Can I be buried on my own land? The short answer is yes.  The long answer is yes…and there is a great deal of preparation, permissions, and proceedings to be done in order for this to be legal. Essentially, enough space has to be cordoned off as a private […]

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Ask the Funeral Director – August 6, 2021

Posted on August 6, 2021 by Joe Pray | Comments Off on Ask the Funeral Director – August 6, 2021
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Ask the Funeral Director Dear FD, When I die, can I be taken directly to the crematory, without “going through” a funeral home? There are two very good reasons why a decedent cannot go directly from the place of death to that of final disposition, whether it be a crematory or a cemetery. First, crematories […]

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