Natural, aka green burials are becoming popular with environmentalists who want to be buried without the chemicals or metal coffins. In regular burials, bodies are embalmed and preserved with chemicals. They are then placed in non-biodegradable coffins lined with cloth.
If you ever get the chance to walk through one of the historical garden cemeteries like Laurel Hill in Philly or Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, you’ll find all sorts of elaborate mausoleums and memorials. But some time ago, that went out of fashion for simpler tombstones.
So you’ve been asked to present a eulogy or you feel you just want to. It’s quite a responsibility, to say just the right thing in just the right way. If you were close to the deceased, it’s that much more difficult, given the emotional ties. The purpose of this article is to familiarize you […]