News 2017-10-30T21:02:40+00:00
  • Direct Cremation

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 truth. For example, Fertig Funeral Home in Mullica Hill will perform a “direct cremation” service for $525 plus Read More →

  • What shall we do with the ashes?

What Shall We Do With the Ashes?

What Shall We Do With the Ashes (Cremains)?  by David Brown When a person has selected cremation and that process has been carried out, the ashes have a volume roughly that of a five pound sack of sugar plus a bit more. The bone fragments are pulverized to about kitty litter texture. Depending on the fuel and temperature used, Read More →

  • What do I do when someone dies?

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 the death must be reported, usually by calling 911.  The San Diego Corner's Office  (858) 694-2895 will determine if Read More →

  • San Diego Funerals

San Diego Funerals – Common Funeral Myths

Are you wondering about San Diego Funerals and common funeral myths? Embalming is required by law. Embalming is NEVER required for the first 24 hours. In many states, it’s not required at all under any circumstances. Refrigeration is almost always an alternative to embalming if there will be a delay before final disposition. Embalming protects the public health. There Read More →

  • body transport after death

Death in One State, Burial in Another – Body Transport After Death

What Happens When A Loved One Dies in Another State and Body Transport After Death is Considered? In our mobile society, death arrangements often cross state lines. Even though the shipping of cremated remains is far less expensive than body-shipping, cremation is not an option for many families. What are the ways to cut costs on body transport after death Read More →

  • Help Grieving People

How to Help Grieving People

What You Can Do? What You Can Say? Relatives, friends and neighbors are supportive at the time of a death, during the wake and funeral. Food, flowers and physical presence are among the many thoughtful expressions.  After the funeral, however, you can help grieving people as they move forward. This is when they need it most.  They need your Read More →


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