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According to Calvert, Turner will be cremated and some of her ashes will be laid to rest with Schulte, who will be buried in her native Montana next to her younger brother, who died in a 2015 shooting.

He was cremated the following morning, one of 82 coronavirus victims that day at the city’s main Bhadbhada crematorium.

That means families are having to figure out how to cremate or bury their family member while already overwhelmed with the task of notifying relatives about the death.

Funerals are a 21-day event where the dead body “lives” in its house before being slowly cremated over fragrant juniper trees in front of hundreds of friends and relatives.

A celebration of life for Collins, who was cremated, will be held at a time and place yet to be decided, Merena said.

It began in 1973 for 8-year-old Huang, when his grandmother made her family promise to not cremate her.

If you cremate a human body and study the ashes chemically, you find a score or more of mineral salts.

Now, if you want to know all about this "statue" which proposes to cremate itself, I'm your man.

They were going to cremate the body on the outskirts of the town, on the beach that faced the East.

But later "waves" of the fighting charioteers did not cremate their dead.

They had to cremate the bull for fear the disease would spread.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cremate, such as: char, incinerate, scorch, and incremate.

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