Pascual, executive director of Caritas Manila, said around 50 used caskets
or coffins have been donated by some bereaved, well-off families who wanted the items put to better use.
uk) employs traditional techniques to weave locally grown willow into handsome, customizable caskets
for burial or cremation.
We can produce up to 60 caskets
per shift, and we now can get to that number with less labor," Tobia says.
About 12 caskets
were found floating away from their graves in a cemetery in Assumption Parish, located 50 miles south of Baton Rouge, in the town of Belle Rose.
Joseph Abbey had been fighting the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors for the right to sell their handcrafted caskets
to the public.
In 1885, Lyman commissioned a two-story addition to the mill to accommodate his growing wood-products business and had a separate factory constructed on South Elm Street just to produce caskets
Joseph Abbey Woodworks on the abbey grounds, said the monks deliver about 20 caskets
A further confidence boost came when the Smithsonian Institute in the US included one of Greg's Artisan caskets
in its exhibition on 'designs that would influence the future of social behaviour'.
That Louisiana does not even require a casket
for burial, does not impose requirements for their construction or design, does not require a casket
to be sealed before burial, and does not require funeral directors to have any special expertise in caskets
leads us to conclude that no rational relationship exists between public health and safety and limiting intrastate sales of caskets
to funeral establishments," the court wrote.
These American-made caskets
are the perfect eternal resting place for a pet owner's faithful friend.
The appellate judges sent the case to the Louisiana Supreme Court, refusing to consider the funeral board's appeal of a lower court ruling that said it was unconstitutional for the state to give funeral directors exclusive rights to sell caskets
With the rising costs of funerals, the New York Mills family is lessening the burden by making personalized caskets
at a discounted price.