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U.S. Federal Regulations for Burial or Scattering at Sea – Full Text & Explanation

Ocean Scattering or Water Burial Laws and Regulations

Burial at sea – whether full-body or scattering of ashes – is a popular disposition method. There are some laws which regulate how this should be done. Here is the section from the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with the issue of burial or scattering at sea. From CFR Title 40, 229.1. Continue reading U.S. Federal Regulations for Burial or Scattering at Sea – Full Text & Explanation

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Methods for Scattering Ashes

Scattering Ashes: Ways to Do It

Cremation and scattering ashes can be the simplest and most affordable disposition option. Scattering can also provide a sense of finality and peace for the family, an event filled with meaning and rich symbolism. It is also often done at a loved one’s request, as one of their final wishes. There are a variety of methods for scattering ashes, so here is a brief guide to help you choose which option is best for you. Continue reading Methods for Scattering Ashes

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One Family’s Sea Burial Scattering Service

Water Scattering Service

Morning Coffee at SunriseIt begins early in the morning with a small group of family members and close friends. A few are in from out of town, staying at a hotel or in the guest bedroom, but everyone is awake now and finishing up the breakfast of fresh fruit and egg & potato casserole or nursing a cup of coffee. The conversation is light and almost playful as the sun begins streaming in through the east windows. Someone brings donuts. Continue reading One Family’s Sea Burial Scattering Service