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Coffins and Other Products Used In A Funeral


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Common services and products used in a funeral are:

Caskets, burial vaults, and urns can be purchased from sources other than from a funeral home or made by family and friends- for substantially less than the average funeral home. If you use a funeral home, it has to accept items purchased or made elsewhere.

For information about obituaries, click here.

NOTE: In addition to traditional cemetery plots, another option is a "green" cemetery. In green cemeteries, the body is not embalmed, is buried in biodegradable caskets or no caskets, in a nature preserve.

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