"Rest in place" : the new R.I.P.

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The Columbus Dispatch
Sunday August 19, 2012

A growing number of people are forgoing funeral homes and opting for do-it-yourself home funerals for their dearly departed relatives.

For the do-it-yourself crowd, add funerals to the list.

A small but growing number of people across the country are forgoing funeral homes and are caring for their deceased relatives on their own. Advocates say it can be therapeutic and provide better closure for families.

It also costs considerably less than traditional funeral arrangements.

Read the full article in The Columbus Dispatch

Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni & Student Assoc for alerting us to this article.


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