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What to say when scattering ashes

What to say while scattering ashes

What to say while scattering ashes Picking the right words to say while scattering ashes can seem daunting, but with a bit of preparation and thought  it isn’t too tricky can be very cathartic. What you are looking to do is capture the essence of the person, without waffling or getting too upset. With a…

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South Devon: Salcombe South Hams

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Salcombe South Hams Location Salcombe, South Devon. Area of operation Salcombe Estuary and Coast Type of boat Rib Duration of trip Up to 1 hour Capacity of boat 2 boats can take up to 20 people 1st rib – 11 passengers, 2nd rib 7 passengers Refreshments Available on request Ceremony…

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Where can I have an Ashes Fireworks ceremony?

Where can I have an Ashes Fireworks ceremony? Where can I have Ashes into Fireworks ceremony? Choosing a suitable location for your Ashes into Fireworks is vital for a successful ceremony. Memorial firework displays  or Ashes into Fireworks Displays are a truly memorable way to give a loved one a proper send off. And they…

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Stourport Upon Severn: Worcestershire West Midlands

Scattering Ashes on the River Severn in Stourport near Birmingham Location Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire Area of operation The River Severn in Stourport, West Midlands Convenient for Birmingham. Kidderminster, Worcester, Stourport, Leominster, Bridgnorth and Wolverhampton Type of boat Passenger Vessel Duration of trip 40 Mins Capacity of boat Max 120 Passengers Refreshments Catering The River King is equipped…

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Lowestoft: Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Scattering Ashes on the Norfolk Broads Location Somerleyton, Suffolk (between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth) Area of operation Norfolk and Suffolk Broads – River Waveney Type of boat Broadland Grebe. Traditional vintage Broads motor cruiser built in 1958. Duration of trip As required, usually 1-2 hours but longer by prior arrangement. Capacity of boat 4/5 plus…

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Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets

Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets Fireworks are a fabulous option for a spectacular send-off, watch our ashes into fireworks video to see how one family gave their loved one a truly memorable send-off. The rockets are powerful, colourful and will make any fire ceremony go with a bang. Ashes into fireworks You have two choices…

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On my way to the Blue Ridge Mountains

The crematorium run by Cremation Services Inc. of Winston-Salem has had its license suspended by North Carolina Board of Funeral Services. Why? Well one of its employees had 93 unclaimed sets of ashes stored in his home in North Carolina. A neighbour noticed bone fragment and ashes near to the man’s dustbin and reported it…

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Celebrant: Sarah Chapman, South Devon

Name: Sarah Chapman Base: Newton Abbot Area covered: South Devon The celebrant: I have a national qualification Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy (QCF) and I am a Member of the Institute of Civil Funerals (M.I.C.F.) As a Celebrant I will help you create and then conduct your unique and individual Funeral and Scattering of Ashes Ceremony where ever and…

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Ashes Scattered on the Edge of Space

Scatter ashes in the stratosphere. Scatter ashes at the edge of space.  Celebrate your loved one’s life in style, with a fully tailored memorial launch day, where your loved one’s ashes begin their gentle journey to the edge of space to be scattered under the stars. Pick from 5 beautiful locations (below) or pick your…

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South Devon Business Excellence Awards

South Devon Business Excellence Awards We’ve been nominated as finalists for this year’s most innovative business in the South Devon Business Excellence Awards! To say that we’re feeling a bit excited is a bit of an understatement! As a completely independent family firm based in Dartmoor in Devon we are feeling very humbled to be nominated. Richard set up…

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A family scattering ceremony in Shropshire

Family scattering ceremony in Shropshire The following piece is copied unedited straight from the Family Section of the Guardian newspaper. I believe it captures a very British scattering ceremony: the emotions, the situation and the actions – I would encourage everyone to read it. You would never think to take a screwdriver when scattering your…

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How to scatter ashes: 5 different ways

Here is how to scatter ashes? Here are 5 ways to make your ceremony even more memorable Casting: is the act of throwing the cremation ashes to the wind or usually just called scattering. There are a number of thing you should consider. they are more ashes than you realise they can cover quite an…

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Naval Order of Service

It may be you want to scatter the ashes of a loved one at sea and that person had a naval career. And whilst you would like reference to their service in the the Royal or Merchant Navy it may not be appropriate to use the Navy’s chaplaincy service. There maybe many reasons for this: you want…

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A Sign of the times?

The Ministry for Natural Resource in Ontario, Canada has taken a progressive step about the scattering of ashes in its jurisdiction. It has been legal to scatter ashes on provincial crown land since 2009, but the public have been requesting greater clarity and the ministry in response to these requests has erected a sign for guidance…

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East Devon: Beer

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Beer in Devon Location Beer, East Devon. Area of operation Within a three mile radius of Beer (Branscombe, Seaton, Beer) Views across Lyme Bay.. Type of boat: 25’ working fishing boat Duration of trip: As long as client requires, further charges if longer than 1 hour Capacity of boat: 11…

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You don’t need words to say goodbye

We often think we need words to fill our world, here two brothers (presumably) are scattering the ashes of their father in a tranquil and beautiful setting. Nothing is said apart from one enquiring whether the bag containing the ashes is to be washed out with the sea water. I like it. I always think…

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Scattering Roxanne in Arizona

Below is a five minute video that had been posted on YouTube entitled Spreading Ashes – Spreading Roxanne’s ashes at Bell Rock in Sedona, Arizona. Why it was upload and for whom I am not sure, but clearly by the emotion shown it was still quite raw for those involved. It is not an easy…

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New Plantable Tree Urn Video

This is the best we have seen, we liked it some much we have brought them in from Spain for you – Geos Tree Urn They hold the ashes of a loved one so that you can plant a tree in the ashes and watch it grow. Geos Urn (english) from Limbo Disseny on Vimeo.

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A Spring Scattering Ceremony

Well we tried waiting until Spring had sprung before writing this but Mother Nature seems to have other ideas! The daffodils and crocuses are still trying to survive despite the snow and rain and Easter is a time when many families get together and think about their loved ones and often decide to scatter their…

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Institute of Civil Funerals

Looking for some help in giving a loved one a send off, want to make it more of an event? Can’t think of the right words? Or never been comfortable speaking in public? Then we suggest that you use the services of a celebrant, and we are happy to recommend: Institute of Civil Funerals Institute…

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Celebrant: Marc Oxley, East Midlands

Name: Marc Oxley Base: Rutland Area covered: East Midlands The celebrant: A fully trained Civil Funeral Celebrant, a Founding Fellow of the Society of Bereavement Practitioners. A Funeral Celebrant trained with the Institute of Civil Funerals in March 2006 and since he has officiated at Funerals in crematoria, scattering ceremonies and green burial sites. He…

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