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-- Choosing A Cemetery: What Should You Know?
Cemetery, also known as a graveyard or grave field is a burial-ground of the dead. The word cemetery means” a sleeping place”. In Western countries, funeral ceremonies are usually observed in cemeteries. The difference between cemeteries and churchyards is that churchyards are just consecrated according to a single denomination and are directly devoted to a single place of worship while cemeteries are not. Some recommendations on choosing final resting place can be found at this website http://www.sanluisrey.org/cemetery/ .
What should be the standard size of a cemetery?
The standard size of a cemetery depends on the grave plot. It is different for different sizes of grave plots, like-infant as well as single and double plots. Usually, the standard size of a single cemetery is 24 inches by 12 inches, even though 28 inches by 16 inches is generally used for more detailed single memorial stones or double depth cemeteries, where two names require to be inscribed on one memorial stone. A memorial stone for an infant cemetery is generally standardized at 16 inches by 8 inches.
5 Features of a Standard Cemetery Fees Structure
• A tomb stone
• An external burial container
• A copy of the burial allowance
• The grave plot itself
• The closing as well as the opening of the grave
Can one make any burial arrangements in a cemetery before he or she dies with remembrance and commemoration?
It is very crucial to establish a permanent place to commemorate your beloved ones. Preplanning is one of the best things you can do for your near and dear ones, since it provides them with a lucid picture of your last wishes, offering them reassurance and praise about how you would like to be remembered. It ensures that your preference and wishes for cremation will be known. These plans may be as simple or as detailed as you select. The preplanning process allows you to plan at your own step, filled with sufficient facts and information, so that you can feel cozy about the choices you make. If you make arrangements in advance, it also permits you to prefund at today's prices so as to assist in reducing placing any future financial burdens on your family, provided if you think to do so. But, if you have bought a burial property in advance and later intend to move to another area, you may or may not be having the option to transfer your ownership.
3 Customs and Practices that involves while choosing a cemetery
1. Crosses - War graves generally have small wooden crosses left with a poppy, herbaceous flowering plants attached in the middle and are usually found to have messages written on the cross. Jewish war graves are sometimes marked by a wooden Star of David.
2. Flowers - Mainly in the Western countries, the front of a cemetery is always decorated with fresh flowers, especially with red roses. Visitors come to cemeteries often with cut flowers and leave them over there. After a week or so, cemeteries dispose of these flowers in order to keep the space maintained. But, flowers are not kept at Jewish graves.
3. Stones - Usually, prayers are said at the cemetery and also stones are left on the visitor's exit in commemoration. Jewish cemeteries occasionally leave a small stone on the top of the memorial stone.
Organize funeral and choose funeral services on highest level – from Oceanside Mission Cemetery http://www.sanluisrey.org/cemetery/. Follow this link http://www.sanluisrey.org/cemetery/ and arrange meeting with funeral director.
Contact Person: Maureen Sullivan
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Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia
Address: 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057-6402
Tel/Fax: (760) 757-3651