The Ancient Origins of the Modern Funeral

Funerals have been around for as long as the human race itself, so it’s natural that they’ve changed dramatically over the centuries. But what are the ancient origins of the modern funeral, and how have we arrived where we are today? At Mr. Undertaker, we explain everything you need to know. Every different period of …

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Popular Places to Scatter Ashes

Once an uncommon practice, cremation is now used in three-quarters of all funerals in the UK. As the practice has become more common, a unique set of rituals have developed around it—specifically concerning what happens with the ashes. In the past, ashes were generally buried in graveyards, or kept in a columbarium—a building, or part …

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Alternatives to a Traditional Burial

Gone are the days when a final goodbye is expected to take on a copy-paste funeral format, differentiated only by eulogy, readings and songs, and burial in the church graveyard. There more options for alternative burials than ever before, many of which reject the stereotypical church service and graveyard for something else… That’s not to …

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