When Death Occurs While Traveling – Transport Body or Cremains?

When you are a member of the San Diego Memorial Society you are covered while traveling within the United States.  That is because the San Diego Memorial Society is a member of the Funeral Consumers Alliance. The goal of Funeral Consumers Alliance Read More →

By |2018-08-17T22:22:23+00:00August 17th, 2018|Cremation, Funeral Costs|Comments Off on When Death Occurs While Traveling – Transport Body or Cremains?

Shopping for Funerals & Direct Cremation

Shopping for Funerals by Diccon Hyatt (with comments about Direct Cremation in blue by the staff at San Diego Memorial Society) When it comes to funeral services, the old saying that “you get what you pay for,” couldn’t be further from the Read More →

By |2018-08-01T00:22:32+00:00May 7th, 2018|Cremation, Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Shopping for Funerals & Direct Cremation

What do I do when someone dies?

If a death occurs in San Diego County follow these guidelines: What do I do when someone dies? #1 Notify the Proper Authorities At Home or at Work When someone dies at home or at work, emergency medical personnel must be contacted, and Read More →

By |2018-05-10T20:29:39+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Body & Organ Donation, Cremation|Comments Off on What do I do when someone dies?

Simple Burial and Cremation Information

History of the "traditional" funeral and simple burial practices In early America, home funerals were the practice everywhere, and each community had a group of women who came in to help with the "laying out of the dead." Visitation was held Read More →

By |2018-05-16T22:03:49+00:00August 17th, 2017|Cremation, Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Simple Burial and Cremation Information