Unusual Options For Memorializing The Deceased After Cremation


Cremation remains are typically disposed of either through being scattered in a location that's was of particular importance to the deceased or through being kept in an urn. However, these aren't the only options.

If you're interested in some ideas on more unique ways to handle cremation remains, consider the following six ideas:

Launching remains into space

Send your loved one straight to the heavens with the help of a service that can launch cremation ashes into space. This is an interesting solution for handling the cremation remains of a departed loved one who always had his or her eyes on the skies. 

Cremation ashes can be sent into space to permanently reside in the final frontier in flight capsules. When you choose this option for disposing of ashes, you'll get a DVD of the launch. If you think this option will be too costly, check the prices. Memorial spaceflights are surprisingly affordable.

Creating a fireworks display

Ashes can be put into a special fireworks display that will dispose of them in a way that will create an unforgettably beautiful experience for the deceased's surviving friends and family members. 

Placing ashes in glasswork or jewelry

There are many different options for those interested in creating a beautiful piece of jewelry or work of art with the deceased's ashes.

Cremation remains can be placed within a diamond or worked into glass. They can also be used to create glass ornaments like paperweights. 

Putting ashes in paint

Services exist that can work cremation ashes into paint. This paint can be used in a variety of ways. One great idea is to have it used to create a portrait of the deceased individual.

Also, paint that contains the deceased's individuals ashes can be used to cover the wall of a family member or friend's home so that he or she can always be surrounded by the departed loved one. 

Planting ashes with a tree

If the deceased was a devoted arborist or nature lover, his or her ashes can be used to nourish a growing tree. Any type of seed can be planted and surrounded by cremation ashes so that the resulting tree stands as a memorial to the deceased. 

Filling an hourglass

If you want an idea for memorializing a loved one while also creating a beautiful mantelpiece, you can have an hourglass made that is filled with the cremation ashes.

This is a great way to put a constant reminder of the brevity of life and the importance of cherishing each moment at the heart of your home. 

If you have more questions about funeral or memorial services, contact a business like Romero Family Funeral Home Corp.


12 January 2016

Planning Your Loved One’s Funeral

A couple of weeks ago, one of my dear family friend’s suffered the loss of her husband. After a brief illness, he passed away at a local hospital. Immediately after his passing, she started planning the funeral arrangements. She didn’t want his funeral to be a sad occasion. Instead, she wanted the service to celebrate his amazing life. She worked tirelessly with the professional staff at a local funeral home in order to plan the order and type of service for the funeral. On this blog, you will discover tips for planning a funeral service that will celebrate the life of your deceased loved one.