Chapter Four Links

Thinking Inside The BoxWhile our Halloween coffin may not meet the exact requirements for burial in a traditional memorial park, it sure serves its intended purpose. And that’s what this chapter is all about. 

Did You Know…

  • They now have urns that use state-of-the-art 3D imaging and photographs to create a bust type urn in the shape of the deceased.
  • Green caskets are made from fully biodegradable products such as wood,wicker, willow, bamboo, sea grass, water hyacinth, banana leaves, corn skin, and paper.
  • You can have a casket made in the shape of a kite, shoe, wine cork or surfboard.
  • There are special caskets /shrouds for sea burial.
  • You do not have to buy a casket at a funeral home.

Photo courtesy of Linda Baker who just might be nuts but does love Halloween – so much so that she wants to be cremated in this coffin made by her husband unless it is close to Halloween and Scott wants to use it for decorating.

Notes & Updates

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Interesting article. “Forget Coffins – Organic Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees” http://www.boredpanda.com/biodegradable-burial-pod-memory-forest-capsula-mundi/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=roseynews

And another thing:    Family and friends attending a Taiwanese man’s memorial were shocked after they were treated to a sexy performance by two scantily-clad strippers – hired by the deceased’s own wife. The women gyrated around the coffin to Maroon 5’s Moves Like Jagger in front of the open-mouthed mourners. Oh boy! https://www.barstoolsports.com/undefined/wife-in-taiwan-hires-strippers-to-dance-on-her-husbands-casket-as-one-final-gift-before-hes-buried

Full Body Burial – Traditional Caskets

Full Body Burial – Non-traditional Caskets

Reduce your carbon footprint by choosing the naturally biodegradable Ecopod. The earth will thank you.
The Ecopod is available in North America through the Natural Burial Company www.naturalburialcompany.com Photograph courtesy of ARKA Ecopod Limited  www.ecopod.co.uk

Full Body Burial – Green Caskets

Full body Burial – Homemade Caskets

Cremation Coffins and Urns

Pre-Cremation Coffins – Alternative, Handmade, Green

Post Cremation Containers – Traditional Urns

 

Nontraditional Urns

Green Urns

Homemade Urns

Traveling with Cremated Remains