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Cremation Rising In Popularity In America

Cremation Rising In Popularity In America

For centuries, much of the Western world preferred burial over cremation more so than Eastern cultures. Over the last several decades, this has begun to gradually shift and more Western countries are adopting cremation practices. In general, the United States has been the exception to this trend, sticking with burial customs. A New Trend Towards […]

Secure Your Loved Ones Ashes Against Theft

Secure Your Loved Ones Ashes Against Theft

We all feel the value of the remains of our loved ones on a deep level. Many people choose to honour and remember their loved ones by keeping them close by in urns, jewelry, etc. What many never think about is the possibility of those remains being stolen. There isn’t much value in them for […]

Scattering Ashes Ceremony Remembering PEARL HARBOR

Ash Scattering Ceremony Remembering Pearl Harbor

Scattering on Water wants to help you through your decision to do an ash scattering ceremony for your loved one.   After cremation, families must choose what they plan to do with the remains and ashes of the deceased.   Some people make their desires known and others don’t. However, as a tribute, many families try […]

Sana, Yemen (Dec. 17, 2005) - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Frank Fazalore and Chief Petty Officer Zach Holzhausen, watch a Yemen Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) team members prepare to x-ray a suspicious package believed to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during a training scenario. U.S. Navy EOD team members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa from Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, participate in an exercise with members of Yemen's Ministry of the Interior EOD team. The exercise enhances the capabilities of the EOD teams to counter terrorism, while strengthening relationships between allies. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall (RELEASED)

Police Identify Suspicious Package as Cremated Remains

Put yourself in the shoes of a thief breaking into a car. You’ve busted a window, or popped the lock and now the clock is ticking. You have to get everything you can grab as quickly as possible. It’s probably dark so your visibility is low. Just stuff it all in the bag and sort […]


Pearl Harbor Survivor Honoured

People that give their lives for their country should be remembered for their service. Those that were killed in action or the line of duty are brave and deserve to be honoured. Pearl Harbor Survivor Honoured At Scattering Ashes Ceremony On May 27, a group of people gathered together to remember Alec Boatman, who was […]


Remembering Vets in Jacksonville

On December 5, 2014, the USS Carney (DDG64) sailed out to honour members of the US armed forces. They scattered the ashes of Vets out to sea. Who Was Honoured in The Scattering Ashes Ceremony? There were many individuals that were honoured in the ceremony. Here is a list of those that we remembered. Lt. […]

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Scattering Ashes at Sea of the Unclaimed

When you lose a loved one, it can be a devastating time. You can’t imagine not doing something to remember them. What happens to those that die, but have no friends or relatives to take care of their burial? In Washington state, this has been a problem for people in Pierce County. Back in December, […]


Unclaimed Dead Scattered at Sea

When an individual dies and a family does not claim the body, what happens to the person? Each government has a different process. In North Carolina, there is a way that the dead are remembered. What Happens When a Person Dies With No Family In North Carolina, the medical examiners office keeps the person for […]


Scattering Ashes in San Francisco

When you lose someone you love, there is a process of mourning that takes place. Part of the mourning is memorializing them. After you have your loved one cremated, it is time to think of where you will lay your loved one to rest. Where to Lay Your Loved One to Rest If your loved […]

scattering ashes at sea USA rules

American EPA rules for scattering on water

If you have lost a loved one and desire to scatter their ashes at sea, it is important to understand the EPA guidelines for this type of burial. Making sure you comply with these standards is in the best interest of you and those around you. Don’t let these guidelines discourage you when preparing to […]

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