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A structure of vaults lined with recesses which provide a permanent resting place for urns containing the ashes of human or sometimes animals, i.e., pets
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The process takes about three to five hours, after which the ashes are placed in a decorative urn and stored in a columbary.
His ashes will be interred on Saturday at the Columbary of Santo Nino de Cebu San Agustin Seminary on Fisheries St.
The police and military detail rendered for the last time departure honors, including a 19-gun salute, before the funeral cortege proceeded to Funeraria Imperial Crematory and Columbary, some 700 meters away from the basilica.