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What Happens in Cremations?

Posted on May 13, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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What happens in Moneta, VA cremations? We’ll break down the cremation process from start to finish so that you have a better understanding of what is involved and what you can expect. First, even with direct cremations, at least 24 hours must pass before cremation will take place. That is because the crematory must have […]

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Who Can Conduct a Funeral Service?

Posted on May 6, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Conducting funeral services at Roanoke, VA funeral homes is one of the choices that a family has to make, unless the deceased chose a person in advance, when a loved one dies. This is a significant decision because the person who will conduct the funeral service will oversee, guide, and speak during the service. You […]

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A Tour through the History of Cremations

Posted on April 29, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Roanoke, VA cremations are becoming more popular than ever as a funeral plan choice. But the practice of cremation is almost as old as the human race. Funeral pyres are prominent in ancient Greek classics like The Odyssey and The Iliad. The Vikings and the Romans cremated their war dead as a way to honor […]

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What Are You Wearing to Your Funeral?

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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The presentation of the deceased at Bassett, VA funeral homes is a big deal for family, friends, and other mourners. While the funeral takes excellent care of much of this presentation, what the deceased is wearing is usually chosen by the family as representation of who the deceased was in life. The clothes and accessories, […]

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Remembering a Loved One Using Their Cremains

Posted on April 15, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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After Bassett, VA cremations, the cremated remains – cremains – are returned to the family to keep. Traditionally, keeping the cremains in beautiful cremation urn at the family home or simply taking them to a favorite place and scattering them around have been how some families remember their loved ones. However, as cremations become more […]

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