Tattooing Cremation Ashes & Tattoo Risks

Cremation, disposing of a deceased body by burning it, now accounts for over half of all funerals in the United States. Accompanying cremation’s rise in popularity, some tattoo artists now offer “ritual” or “commemorative” tattoos that incorporate cremated remains into tattoos. For grieving friends and family, this offers closure or …

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Repast Checklist (12 Helpful Tips For A Wake)

What is a repast and what does it entail? Here are some tips to keep in mind when planning or attending a repast.  A repast is a gathering, often a meal, that takes place after a funeral. Mourners gather during this informal ritual to grieve, reminisce, and even celebrate their …

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50 Bizarre Ways To Day

They say that nothing is certain except death or taxes. Death might be certain but there’s certainly no limit to how many bizarre ways a person can die. These range from the strange to the tragic to the gruesome, but they’re all bizarre.  There’s no limit to the bizarre ways …

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The Four Manners of Death

The four manners of death are the four main categories in which death can occur that a pathologist will look for when he or she is examining the deceased. Four Categories of Death These four categories of death are: Natural Causes: Quite simply when the body ceases to function of …

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