Retiring the Star-Spangled Banner: Proper American Flag Disposal

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The American Flag is one of the most recognized symbols of unity, patriotism and freedom for the United States. Because of the values these iconic stars and stripes represent, protecting, displaying and proper disposal of the American Flag comes with a list of rules and regulations to uphold its tradition. In fact, Congress amended the […]

Cremation FAQs

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Do you have questions about cremation? We have prepared a comprehensive cremation FAQs guide answering common questions on the cremation process, memorialization options, and costs.  Process What is a retort? A retort is the proper name for the primary chamber of a cremation furnace where the cremation process takes place. The retort is lined with […]