April 2 2019

Moulded Wood Funeral Tray - NEW PRODUCT


You certainly heard about our new product MOULDED WOOD FUNERAL TRAY You maybe have visited our booth in Miami, FL March 13-15th 2019 or Charlotte, NC April 3rd -6th 2019 at Miami Funar and ICCFA Annual convention & exposition. [...]
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March 22 2019

Pregnant Woman Gave Birth To Baby In Coffin


In an archeological dig, Italian archaeologists have uncovered a medieval grave containing the remains of a woman who was buried near Bologna in Italy, with a 38-week-old fetus lying between her legs. Researchers called it an example of a “coffin birth,Forbes reported.Th [...]
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March 14 2019

South African Pastor claims to bring dead man to life


A South African pastor has taken the social media world by storm after a video showing him allegedly bring to life a dead man went viral. Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries International held the “miracle” service at his church on Sunday that, among other extr [...]
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March 8 2019

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru


Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, one of the investigators announced Friday. The discovery was made on the Mata Indio dig site in the northern Lambayeque region, [...]
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February 8 2019

More than 40 mummies discovered at Egypt burial site


Dozens of newly discovered mummies have been unveiled at a burial site in Egypt. The finds date from the Ptolemaic era, which lasted from 323 BC to 30 BC, and were discovered during an excavation last year. Agence France-Press reported that more than 40 had been fou [...]
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February 1 2019

'Dead' Woman Returns Home Four Days After Her Own Cremation


A family over in India received the shock of their lives when their missing daughter returned home - four days after her own funeral. Yes, 26-year-old Naina Rani showed up to her family home in Patiala despite her relatives presuming she was dead and performing her [...]
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October 26 2018

Cleaning crews find more remains hidden in old US funeral home


Several cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummified remains of 10 foetuses were discovered last week in a ceiling, state licensing inspectors said Thursday. Crews clearing the building for its new owner came ac [...]
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October 19 2018

How to guide for making funeral arrangements


When a friend or loved one has just died or a death is expected to take place soon, there are many details to take care of. This can be a very stressful time. You are grieving and may have assumed a great responsibility by taking on the task of making funeral arrangements [...]
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September 27 2018

The world is running out of burial space


There is a looming problem in many parts of the world over what to do with dead bodies, as pressure on burial space intensifies. The industrial revolution, in the 18th and 19th Centuries, saw a mass migration from small villages and towns to cities. Previously [...]
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September 21 2018

New Orleans : Cities of the Dead


With row after row of above-ground tombs, New Orleans cemeteries are often referred to as “Cities of the Dead." Enter the cemetery gates, and you will be greeted by rusty decorative ironwork and blinded by sun-bleached tombs. Crosses and statues jutting from tomb surfaces [...]
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August 10 2018

40 years of service at Concept Caskets


Concept Caskets is proud to introduce you to Mr Yvan Leclerc, who has been a loyal employee for 40 years. Starting as a day worker, Yvan is now in charge of the finish departement, seeing the company grow throughout the years. New owners as well as new technologies, ups a [...]
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June 22 2018

Man killed by mother's falling coffin in Indonesia


Samen Kondorura was crushed after pallbearers fell off ladder during service on Sulawesi An Indonesian man has died after his mother’s coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during a service on the island of Sulawesi, police said on Sunday. Samen Kon [...]
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May 25 2018

FUNERALS AND DEATH IN BALI


In Bali, funerals are important and expensive events whose size and expense depends on the caste, wealth and prestige of the deceased. They are festive occasions—that celebrate the release of the soul to god—with huge processions of flower-decked people and floats. Funera [...]
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May 15 2018

17 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Funeral Directors


17 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Funeral Directors Despite the fact that almost everyone will need the services of the "dismal trade" at some point in their lives, the specific job duties of funeral directors often remain shrouded in mystery. Mental Floss talked to s [...]
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May 1 2018

What's The Absolute Worst Way To Die, According To Science?


Death is, by default, unwelcome. Most demises triggered by the natural world are relatively uneventful, but nature can be cruel and spectacularly gruesome from time to time, providing science with the unenviable task of picking apart how these deaths occurred, step-by-ste [...]
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April 23 2018

From Concept to Marvel!


You know movies of the Marvel universe? Imagine that one of our caskets will be at the movie theater soon in the Deadpool 2!

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March 27 2018

Dead Medieval Woman ‘Gave Birth’ to Baby in Coffin


Italian archaeologists have uncovered a Medieval grave containing the remains of a woman and a fetus lying between her legs. It’s a grim example of a “coffin birth,” say the researchers, but there’s even more to this horrific Middle Ages tragedy than that. Archaeolo [...]
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February 27 2018

Mexico: Ancient skeletons found buried in a ring formation


Ten skeletons precisely arranged in a bizarre spiral formation have been discovered by archaeologists investigating a 2,400 year old burial site in Mexico. The skeletons include adults, children and even an infant. They were buried with interlinking arms in a [...]
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November 22 2017

It's Now Legal to Liquefy a Dead Body in California


California Governor Jerry Brown passed AB 967, an innocuously named bill for a not-so-innocuous law. The bill, proposed by assembly member Todd Gloria, a San Diego democrat, will make it legal for Californians to liquefy their corpses after Read more
November 8 2017

At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church


(CNN)At least 26 people were killed in Sunday's church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference. About 20 others were wounded, said Freeman Martin, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety, with victims [...]
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September 11 2017

Deer causes 'unbelievable' damage to Australia funeral home


An Australian funeral home has been left with "unbelievable" damage after a deer made it inside and ran around for 20 minutes, the business has said. The animal smashed a window before chasing a worker into the building in Melbourne on Thursday, according to managin [...]
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September 5 2017

Man Who Ran Into Burning Man Festival Fire Dies


A Nevada sheriff says the man who ran into the flames at the Burning Man festival’s signature burning ceremony has died. Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen says the man ran through a human-chain of security officers at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 2) during t [...]
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August 28 2017

The Screw-In Casket


Inventor Donald Scruggs patented the Easy Inter Burial Container, a casket that screws into the ground to enable easier interment and space-saving vertical burials. Three different lid options allow for customization of your eternal rest: burial container half interred, f [...]
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August 21 2017

THE DREAM OF SPACEFLIGHT IS NOW A REALITY FOR ALL OF US.


FULFILLING THE DREAMS OF A LIFETIME Celestis Memorial Spaceflights make the dream of spaceflight a reality by launching a symbolic portion of cremated remains into near-space, Earth orbit, to the lunar surface or even beyond. You or your loved one will venture into space [...]
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August 14 2017

A 2000$ gift for 35 years of service


As an employer, recruiting and retaining labor is quite a daily challenge. Concept Caskets is proud to introduce you to Mr André Lemay, who has been a loyal employee for 35 years. Starting as a day worker, André is now in charge of cover assembly, seeing the company grow [...]
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August 9 2017

Free sex at thief's funeral


THERE was FREE sex galore in Mbare on Monday and Tuesday nights as prostitutes mourned a serial thief. They described the late thief, who succumbed to tuberculosis, as a sex maniac. The infamous thief, Masiyas Mesiyas, is also said to be the one wh [...]
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July 18 2017

Funeral of mother and son stabbed in their home


Choir sings Elvis classic 'Can't help falling in love' as 300 family and friends see mother, 50, and son, 13, nicknamed 'Pippin' buried in the same coffin after they were stabbed to death in their Stourbridge home ·Tracey, 50, and Pierce, 13, Wilkinson murdered in their [...]
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July 10 2017

WHAT HAPPENS TO A BODY AFTER DEATH


Nature is very efficient at breaking down human corpses. When you die your heart stops pumping blood around your body, thus depriving your cells of oxygen, which rapidly begin to die. Decomposing starts almost immediately, with the skin going through several changes in co [...]
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July 3 2017

How To Decide Whether To Cremate Or Bury?


Nowadays, most people choose cremations over traditional burial because it helps save money, provided you are not tricked by the funeral home into buying expensive add-ons. Direct cremation, in particular, is considered least expensive as it avoids costs associated [...]
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June 12 2017

Beijing offers free green burials for the first time


Beijing held a "natural burial" ceremony to inter ashes of 31 deceased persons on March 25, officially providing a free method of the burial for the first time. The deceased would rest in the lawn of Chaoyang District’s Changqing Cemetery, with their ashes placed in [...]
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May 29 2017

Would You Compost Your Body?


I was about 12 years old when my great aunt Gilda died. She was this tiny Italian-American lady: 5-foot-nothing, black hair, sparkly mischievous eyes. She had an open-casket Catholic funeral, which is how it’s always been done on that side of my family, but it was [...]
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May 15 2017

How to Donate Your Body to Science


For some people, making a contribution to society doesn't stop with their death. Many choose to donate their organs, and some opt to donate their body to science. For those who do the latter, it's often because the life of someone they care about (or their own) was saved [...]
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May 8 2017

Covington Casket Company


February 21, 2017, marked a historic day at Covington Casket Company, located in Andalusia Alabama. “Today was the proudest day I’ve ever experienced at Covington Casket since I started to work here in 1986,” stated Alan Williamson, who serves as Vice Preside [...]
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April 24 2017

Aquamation Flows Into A Cremation Trend


With the popularity of cremation increasingly growing over the years, the advancement in technology keeps changing the conventional method of turning a deceased’s body into ashes. What would you say if I told you that a body can now be cremated with ….WATER? Interes [...]
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March 13 2017

Ash Scattering: What Are The Legal Formalities?


Last year, in an effort to better support ash scattering, the Quebec government modified Law 66, which had been unchanged since 1974. This law pertained to funeral services and in particular, dispersing ashes. Quebec intends to follow improvements in the world of funeral [...]
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February 27 2017

Quebec City Muslim community to get cemetery


Quebec City’s Muslim community will finally have its own cemetery, Radio-Canada reported Sunday. About 70 members of the Centre culturel islamique de Québec, which had been the site of a murderous attack that left six persons dead on Jan. 29, decided to spend [...]
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February 20 2017

Forever in our hearts


Pet cremation is one method for dealing with the aftermath of a deceased pet. In many cases, you may not have many options about what to do with your pet’s body. Planning ahead is the first step, so start identifying and communicating with local crematoriums. When you fin [...]
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January 30 2017

Technology


In order to work efficiently, we must have state of the art equipment! We are aware that technology is continuously improving therefore keeping our factory a performing one to better serve our customers. Intelligent robots are used in the different steps of the production [...]
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January 23 2017

A diamond, why not!


Algordanza, a Swiss company, has taken a fascinating and unexpected approach to memorializing our loved ones who have passed; They will compress and super-heat your loved one’s cremated ashes and turn them into a man-made diamond that can be worn and cherished. [...]
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January 16 2017

Edison Casket Company


We were very proud to have been a supplier of Edison Casket Company for over 20 years. Lately, the company was acquired by Thacker Caskets, a fifth acquisition for them. The Kulesza family of Edison caskets has maintained a reputation of admirable devotion [...]
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January 6 2017

How Is A Body Cremated?


Cremation of a dead body is carried out at a temperature ranging between 1400 to 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. The intense heat helps reduce the body to its basic elements and dried bone fragments.The process takes place in a cremation chamber, also known as a retort, of a cre [...]
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December 23 2016

Happy Hollidays


Our team at Concept Caskets wishes you a wonderful Holiday Season among your loved ones. We take this occasion to thank our loyal clientele for their comprehension concerning a few changes that took place along the year, mainly regarding the delivery of caskets. We are lo [...]
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December 12 2016

Fidel Castro


Fidel Castro, Cuba’s longtime leader, died on November 25. His funeral took place in Santiago de Cuba on December 4 after a four-day procession through his island nation.National Geographic photographer David Guttenfelder tracked the procession, traveling either just ahea [...]
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November 24 2016

Follow-up on Indianapolis show!


A great number of you attended the CFSA Indianapolis show last week. We were proud to introduce a model that will, without any doubt, please your clientele for its look as well as its affordable price. For those of you who did not have the opportunity to meet us in order [...]
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November 24 2016

Trade show Indianapolis


For those of you attending the Fall Conference & Trade Show in Indianapolis, we invite you to visit our booth, offering you an opportunity to meet with M. Jean-François Houde along with Ms Audray Couture. We will take this occasion to launch our new web site, [...]
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November 11 2016

New Web site


Cercueils Concept is proud to launch its new, trendy, friendly user web site facilitating your researches. In collaboration with Gauvreau inc, the new platform stands out by its new design adapted to optimize your experience on whatever devices consulted. The new web [...]
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