Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



Question:

What is the importance of having a viewing / wake (burol)?

Answer:

Viewing is part of many cultural and ethnic traditions. Many grief specialists believe that viewing aids the grief process by helping the bereaved recognize the reality of death. It helps us acknowledge that someone has died and helps us remember the person and share memories with others. Provides a social support system for friends and family members. Allows us to reflect on the meaning of life and death. Offers continuity and hope for the living.

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Question:

Why should we embalm the body?

Answer:

Embalming sanitizes and preserves the body. Embalming makes it possible to lengthen the time between death and the final disposition, allowing family members time to arrange and participate in the type of service most comforting to them.

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Question:

Can you embalm a deceased person who died of HIV/AIDS?

Answer:

Yes, we can embalm a person who died because of HIV/AIDS. Our embalmers always use proper protective equipment in performing embalming procedures

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Question:

How long is the cremation process?

Answer:

The duration of the cremation depends on the size of the individual being cremated. A 50 – 60 kg will approximately take 1 hour to be cremated.

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Question:

What is the temperature of the cremation chamber?

Answer:

The temperature reaches between 850 – 950 Celsius.

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Question:

How much do the cremated remains weigh?

Answer:

The cremated remains is usually 1.5 – 3 kg, excluding the urn.

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Question:

Is the cremated remains required to be placed in a Columbary after cremation?

Answer:

With cremation, your choices are various. The cremated remains can be brought home or buried in a columbarium or graveyard plot. It also depend in the way of life or religious convictions of the family. The cremated remains can likewise be scattered on private property, or at a place that was significant to the deceased. In spite of the fact that a lasting spot is still particularly empowered in light of the fact that there is extremely a place for our deceased friends and family.

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