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The Cremation Process

 

by The Cremation Association of North America

The information in this article is intended to help you more fully understand what occurs in the cremation process. The steps are detailed and should be carefully considered.

Please note that this article has been prepared on a general informational basis. Because of variations in state/provincial and local laws, there may be some difference in legal requirements.

Before Cremation Takes Place
The information in this article is intended to help you more fully understand what occurs in the cremation process. The steps are detailed and should be carefully considered.(full article)

 

  Cremation: Processing of the Remains
The cremation process begins with the placement of the casket/container in the cremation chamber where it's subjected to intense heat and flame. (full article)

After the Cremation Has Been Completed
The urn or the container containing the cremated remains will be returned to you or the individual cemetery or funeral home you have designated on the cremation authorization form. (full article)

   

This information was updated September, 2000.

 

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