New York State Funeral Directors Association

Last week, I served a family that was particularly injured by the actions of the decedent during her lifetime.

She was an older woman, and during her youth and young adult life, she had departed from the traditions of her family. This abandonment caused strife and other difficulties for her siblings and children.

India’s Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent final resting places you can see on Earth. But I’m fairly certain they’re not taking new reservations for burial there.

Same goes for the massive pyramids in Egypt, if they are, indeed, final resting places.

Those looking to have their remains situated in a unique place may have to consider the Moon as the next best place to go.

Video: Slaves No More

New York's Capital Region honors, re-buries Colonial-era slaves. Found by accident in an unmarked cemetery, scientists pinpointed their African origin and the community held a wake and funeral.

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