Cremation News

Learn the History of Cremation Urns

Learn the History of Cremation Urns

But what is a cremation urn? Despite cremation gaining popularity, it might surprise you that urns might go further back than cremation itself.

Choosing the Right Cremation Provider

Choosing the Right Cremation Provider

Families need to weigh their options, and if cremation is that final decision, you will need to find the best cremation provider for your needs.

Why is the Cost of a Casket So High?

Why is the Cost of a Casket So High?

We place a great emotional significance on the casket. Because of the role that a casket plays, it causes the casket cost to rise.

The History of Cremation in America

The History of Cremation in America

To help understand how the 50 percent cremation rate will continue to rise, we should look at a quick history of cremation in America.

Handling an Out-of-State Death

Handling an Out-of-State Death

When a loved one has a death away from home, preparation and transport are the first steps when dealing with the situation of an out-of-state death.

Traveling With Remains

Traveling With Remains

Even though you may not take trips after losing a loved one, you can still celebrate their life and shared experiences by traveling with the remains.

Who, or What, is the Next of Kin?

Who, or What, is the Next of Kin?

The phrase “next of kin” generally refers to the closest living blood relative, however, the term has a different and important legal meaning.

Address

Simply Cremation & Funeral Care
4500 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
Kentwood, MI 49508

Phone and Fax

Tel: (616) 455-6838
Fax: (616) 455-2479

Important Contacts

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
1-800-827-1000
 
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
1-800-772-1213

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