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Disposition of Remains

 

How to dispose of the remains of our deceased loved ones? In ancient times, Egyptians embalmed and entombed their dead with their riches, Chinese buried their deceased loved ones and brought food and clothing, Indians burned the bodies and threw the ashes in the Ganges. Today, two common options are to bury the dead in cemeteries or cremate their bodies. Donating body organs and tissues to medical schools is another. It's a good idea to include your wishes for body disposition when pre-planning a funeral.

Options for disposition include:

 

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