Military Burial at Sea – What to Expect

Military Burial at Sea – What to Expect

Military Burial at Sea ceremonies were first done out of necessity due to deaths during long trips at sea. As time went on, the burials were accompanied by religious or military ceremonies. The burial at sea custom even became preferable later among non sea-going...
Famous People Buried at Sea – Ash Scattering

Famous People Buried at Sea – Ash Scattering

More and more famous people are using burials at sea as their preferred ceremony at the end of life. Although it is more common now, it is not new. If you wish to learn more about the history of cremation please see our article History of Cremation. Here are a few...
Ashes on the Sea – The Modern Celebration

Ashes on the Sea – The Modern Celebration

As the cremation rate continues to rise (currently over 60% in California), families are left with the decision of what to do with the cremains (ashes). Increasing families are turning to the scattering of ashes on the sea. Some families see it as a way to save costs...
Arizona Residents – Burial at Sea

Arizona Residents – Burial at Sea

Given the arid, desert climate, Arizona burials at sea may sound like an oxymoron.  After all, land-locked Arizona has no oceanfront property. However, San Diego is just a short drive and an even shorter flight away and San Diego Boat Tours offers many choices when it...
Outdoor Funerals – An Increasing Trend

Outdoor Funerals – An Increasing Trend

Thanks to San Diego’s abundant sunshine and pleasant year-round temperatures, it’s the perfect location to host an outdoor funeral service. If your loved one had a passion for gardening or enjoyed the serenity of a day on the water, an outdoor ceremony...
San Diego Veteran Cremation

San Diego Veteran Cremation

The coastal community of San Diego has a large population of military personnel and veterans and military families who have made this southern California city their permanent home.  Where people live, unfortunately people also die, this includes our brave soldiers. ...
Eternal Love and Letting go of Ashes

Eternal Love and Letting go of Ashes

Losing a loved one is the most painful experience that human emotions are capable enduring. The grieving process seems eternal and never ending. Since people mourn in different ways there are also different ways we deal with the loss, are able to finally let go of the...
Social Security – Questions Answered

Social Security – Questions Answered

Death is an Uncomfortable Topic but Important to Discuss Death can often be an uncomfortable subject for us to consider — especially when one feels death is still a long way off. However, it is never too early to consider what would happen if death should occur sooner...

Veteran Burial Allowances are Rarely Enough

Veteran Burial Allowances Our veterans are one of our country’s greatest treasures.  It is the soldier, the marine, the pilot, and the sailor who has protected us for hundreds of years, and has demonstrated the true meaning of honor.  Each American veteran has done...