Spreading of Ashes

Ash spreading is a commonly used term for scattering cremated remains. Cremation is becoming very popular. Cremation is on the rise. According to CANA (Cremation association of North America). The cremation rate is roughly 40% of all deaths in the U.S. by 2025 it is estimated to be near 50%. Of those cremations, 17% are scattered.

People choose spreading of ashes for many different reasons. Some chose spreading of ashes because it is environmentally friendly.  Others chose spreading of ashes because it is less expensive than a traditional funeral.  Some chose it because it is a way to set their loved one free. Spreading of ashes also allows families to have their loved one laid to rest in a location of beauty.

Cremation and the spreading of ashes is considered to be environmentally friendly. Cremation also does not contribute to the 30 million board feet of hardwoods and 90,000 tons of steel, or 2,700 tones of copper and to make caskets. Nor does it contribute to the 1,000,000 plus tons of reinforced concrete for burial vaults or the 827,000 gallons of embalming fluid.

Spreading of ashes by airplane is an inexpensive funeral alternative.  A cremation can cost anywhere from $500 to $2000. Spreading of ashes costs about what you would spend on an urn. It is between $250-$2000.  For a service where the family is watching from the ground at the end of the pier the cost would be about $500. Therefore, if you chose a direct cremation that for $1000 and spread the ashes the cost would be about $1500. For that price you get a service that everyone in attendance will remember.

Spreading of ashes by airplane is setting someone free. Your loved one is not confined to a plot or an urn, rather they are set free to travel with the wind. Every cool breeze you feel will remind you of your loved one.

Spreading of ashes over a location of beautify is a wonderful way to remember your loved one. Every walk along the beach or hike on the trail near the scatter location will bring memories of your loved one.

Spreading of ashes is a wonderful funeral alternative. If you have any questions please contact us.

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