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What Is Direct Cremation?

Posted on May 5th, 2022
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A direct cremation is the most fundamental type of cremation that does not have a funeral service. It does not include a ceremony and has no attendees. In a direct cremation, your loved one is collected, and the cremation takes place without any witnesses. Then, the crematorium returns the ashes to you in a plastic […]

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The Crematory Process: Behind The Scenes of Cremation

Posted on April 12th, 2022
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Cremation has been around for quite some time (around 2,000 years!), yet it remains a mystery to many individuals. While some of you may have a good idea of what goes on during the crematory process, this post is for you if you are not familiar with it.  Here, we share the details of the […]

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Common Questions About Cremation

Posted on March 5th, 2022
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Cremation is becoming increasingly popular for individuals and families looking for an affordable alternative to a traditional burial. However, for most individuals, the death of a loved one isn’t something that they experience often.  Therefore, there are several questions that people may have about cremation. We at Maine Cremation Care would like to help you […]

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5 Surprising Facts About Cremation

Posted on November 20th, 2021
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Cremation is a well-established alternative to burial.  However, there’s still a lot of mystery for most people about cremation. Because it’s a sensitive subject, and most don’t like to talk about death, it makes sense that there’s a lack of common knowledge.  We thought we might help to clarify a few things with some interesting […]

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4 Reasons Why People Choose Cremation For a Loved One

Posted on November 12th, 2021
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Cremation is chosen every day by people of all creeds, religious beliefs, and socio-economic statuses.   In fact, approximately half of all Americans indicate they would prefer cremation.  There are an abundance of reasons to choose cremation over conventional internments and funerals. In this article, we will just focus on 4 of the biggest reasons […]

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