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Sizes for wood coffins

Some people prefer to have a coffin built or build one him/herself. Some people prefer to have a coffin built or build one him/herself. The following information has been provided by Chuck Lakin who builds coffins to order which offers … Continue reading

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Regulations for Cedar Brook Burial Ground, Inc.

The following information is meant to clarify questions and concerns that have been asked recently. Cedar Brook Burial Ground is a green cemetery with the goal of preserving the area in its natural state,therefore the following regulations must be followed: 1. Only native … Continue reading

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FAQ: State of Maine – Cremation

Cremation. No law requires a casket for cremation. On the contrary, federal law requires a funeral home or crematory to inform you that you may use an alternative container, and to make such containers available to you. An alternative container … Continue reading

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Typical burial sites at CBBG

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“A Will for the Woods” screening & discussion

Join Greenbelt for a free community film screening and facilitated discussion on the emerging topic of Green (or Natural) Burial. Thursday, March 17, 6:00 – 8:00pm Sawyer Free Library Friend Conference Room 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester MA 01930 Capacity is … Continue reading

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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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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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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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