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cremains

(krĭ-mānz′) [contraction of cremated re mains]
That which remains after the body has been prepared for burial by cremation.
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However, Dailey and her husband are still skeptical if they have been given their baby's cremains, WTAE reported.
The cremains may be scattered at a university plot or may be returned to the family if requested.
Families are now making their own choices about how to handle the final disposition of the "ashes." (The correct term is actually "cremated remains" or "cremains.") Current studies reveal that about one-third opt for cemetery internment, one-third opt for public or private scatterings (allowed in most states), and one-third are kept at home.
Dispatching cremains into the deep is environmentally safe because of the high temperatures used in cremation, White says, adding--no surprise to pet lovers--mourners typically "cry more about Fluffy and Fido than do about their grandmothers."
These are private cremations in which the owner keeps the cremains. Urns run $65 to $200.
the station and seen them off- loading soldiers' cremains
O'Loughlin said Jones' widow, Jessica Pacheco, brought her husband's cremains to the church and her brother Joseph Pacheco, the singer's manager, gave a eulogy.
"Letter to a Funeral Parlor" (Varieties 74-75) similarly takes the language used to refer to the dead as its starting point, specifically a complaint over the word "cremains." The narrator/letter writer notices several instances in which the language of professional undertaking is distanced from the experience of the bereaved: "your representative used the words loved one to refer to him.
Buller's cremains, which, in theory, were part of estate assets.
In these states, therefore, there is an incentive to donate whole bodies in order to avoid the cost of a burial (donated bodies are cremated and the cremains are returned to the family).
Two methods of dealing with highly fragmented cremains developed for the analysis of the Walker Noe crematory site (15GD56) are employed to document Morton.
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, (79) a cemetery lost cremated remains (called cremains) and conspired not to report the loss to the deceased's family while still selling the plaintiffs a headstone for the grave.