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What are my rights?

Rights differ from state to state. Your Funeral Consumer Rights in Maine 2013 Funeral Ethics Organization 87 Upper Access Rd. Hinesburg, VT 05461 funeralethics.org For complete information on the State of Maine regulations and for other states visit: http://www.funerals.org Funeral Arrangements … Continue reading

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MPBN show, Maine Calling, Modern Funerals

Joyce Foley, President of Cedar Brook Burial Ground has been invited to participate on the MPBN show,  Maine Calling.  The topic will be conversations about death and dying and the need to have “the conversation” with family. Modern Funerals Wed, November 4, … Continue reading

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A Winter Burial at Cedar Brook Burial Ground

March 12, 2013 a group of family and friends gathered to pay their respects to a friend. The beautiful boughs a top the wooden casket were from the woods he loved and were crafted by a family member. On FaceBook

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Living Tree by Robert Morgan : The Poetry Foundation

Living Tree by Robert Morgan : The Poetry Foundation. This lovely poem lead a couple to Cedar Brook Burial Ground.

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The History of the Burial Shroud

This information was shared by Kinkaraco, a supplier of shrouds. THE HISTORY OF SHROUDS Kinkaraco is a culturally and spiritually diverse company that cherishes the Death Rituals of Human Beings all over this Earth.Here is a brief collection of Burial … Continue reading

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Earthrise – Green Goodbyes

Published on Jul 24, 2013 by AlJazeeraEnglish Death is a messy business. In America alone, 1.6 million tonnes of cement and over 870,000 gallons of embalming fluid – commonly containing formaldehyde – are buried along with 2.5 million caskets every … Continue reading

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Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine June 2013 Newsletter

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine (FCAM) is a non-profit, all volunteer, educational organization dedicated to helping members make informed decisions about after-death arrangements that are dignified, meaningful, and affordable. The following was included in their June Newsletter   Peter McHugh’s Death … Continue reading

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‘Ecofunerals’ on the rise in the US

Environmentally conscious Americans are opting for ecofriendly “green” funerals.

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Entering Cedar Brook Burial Ground

Visitors are welcome to tour the grounds. For a tour of the grounds or a brochure, call Joyce Foley at 207.637.2085, email at CBBG@MaineGreenCemetery.com or request information by mail: Cedar Brook Burial Ground, 175 Boothby Rd, Limington, ME 04049-3019

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Natural Burial: Build an Eco-friendly Coffin and Plan a Green Funeral

Have you considered natural burial options? From sustainably harvested bamboo to simple and inexpensive DIY coffins, there are eco-friendly options to consider when it comes to funeral planning. By Tabitha Alterman June 12, 2009 You don’t have to break the … Continue reading

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