Tag Archives: Funeral

Home Funerals Grow As Americans Skip The Mortician For Do-It-Yourself After-Death Care

A little over five years ago, Alison and Doug Kirk held their 9-year-old daughter’s hand as she lay on a futon in their Nashville living room, told her they loved her, and watched her take her last breath. The Kirks … Continue reading

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An option – Green burial

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A Will for the Woods

A Will for the Woods – trailer by Browne Productions Inc. Plus 4 months 2 weeks ago Psychiatrist and concert cellist Clark Wang advocates for natural burial – and plans his own – while battling lymphoma. Joining the budding green … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Harris, author of ‘Grave Matters’

By the time Nate Fisher was laid to rest in a woodland grave sans coffin in the final season of Six Feet Under, Americans all across the country were starting to look outside the box when death came calling. Grave … Continue reading

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When you want a Do-It-Yourself answer to funeral planning

CROSSINGS is a home funeral and green burial resource center fostering the integration of dying and after-death care back to the family. There are affordable and environmentally responsible alternatives to conventional funeral and burial care. Educational, inspirational and practical tools … Continue reading

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Planning a celebratory funeral

From time to time we are asked for information on planning a funeral. Here is a new book presenting a humorous approach to celebrating the life of a loved one or to be used to plan your own funeral. This … Continue reading

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CBBG on your mobile phone

The Cedar Brook Burial Ground Blog is now available for your mobile phone.

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