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Cremations

Why Cremations Are Rising in Popularity

You may have heard that cremations are rising in popularity. This is not a new trend, however. Cremations have become the choice of more families and those who have been preplanning their own funerals for generations. But what is behind the continued rise in the popularity of cremations? There are…...

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Common Storage Options for Cremation Ashes

One of the reasons cremations have grown in popularity is the versatility and flexibility cremation offers. This even extends to the options for storage of the ashes or cremains. Once a body is cremated, there are multiple choices a family has for the final disposition of the cremation ashes. Mausoleum/Columbarium…...

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What to Do Before Deciding on Cremation

More and more individuals are making their own final arrangements by taking it upon themselves to pre-plan. There are many benefits to giving some thought to how you want your final services to proceed. It takes some of the burden off family members, can help avoid disagreements among those left…...

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How Much Does Cremation Service Cost

How much do cremation services cost? We will frequently get inquiries that will start with this exact question. It is understandable since one of the attractive aspects of cremation is that it is more affordable than a traditional funeral and burial. It is one of the driving forces that has…...

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Should You Bury or Cremate Your Pet?

Our pets are a part of our family; they are our friends and even our confidants. One of the reasons we appreciate them so much is they seem to ask for so little. Oh, sure they may want some exercise or to play when we are not quite in the…...

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What Is the Significance of Spreading Ashes?

Why Do We Spread Ashes Today, there are more options than ever for the disposal of ashes of a cremated loved one. They can be kept in a decorative urn, divided into smaller urns for members of the family, made into fireworks, tattoo ink and even sent into space. Many…...

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What to Know Before Cremation

Are you considering cremation for yourself while pre-planning? Perhaps you are thinking about cremation as an alternative for a current need. If you are, odds are you may have questions. Here are some things you should know before choosing cremation. Can I Still Have a Funeral Service for a Cremated…...

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Reasons Why People Choose Cremation Services

It is no secret that cremations have become more popular than ever. In fact, cremations have supplanted traditional funeral and burial services as the most popular choice for families in the United States. Why are people selecting cremations over traditional burial services? There are actually a number of solid reasons…...

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What is the Process of Cremation?

As cremation has grown in popularity across the nation, so have the number of questions surrounding the process. Do cremains contain all the ashes of a loved one? How does a family make sure the cremains they receive are actually those of a loved one? How is a body prepared…...

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What Are Cremation Ashes Comprised Of?

At the Cremation Society of Northern Kentucky, we often get questions regarding the consistency and make-up of cremains. Cremains are what is left after a body is cremated. Many refer to these as “ashes” but that is not exactly the case. To understand what these “ashes” are composed of, it…...

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