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Funeral Homes Going Green

Funeral homes today are starting to receive requests for what are known as "green burials".  The National Funeral Director's Association has identified a growing trend towards green burials--or burials that create a leaner carbon footprint and lower impact on the...

Famous Cemetery Locations Around the World

Burying a loved one in a cemetery is one of the toughest things we have to do as a society. However, around the world and at home, funerals are not just to mourn our friends and family who have passed away, but an opportunity to celebrate their life. In every corner...

The History of Cremation

The history of cremation and ancient burial is very interesting. Scholars believe cremation has been practiced since the Stone Age, around 3000 B.C. Pottery urns have been found throughout Europe and the British Isles. They provide evidence that the practice was...

San Tan Cremation | Your Options

Losing a loved one is an emotionally difficult time for family members and friends. But it is also a time of making important decisions. Unless the deceased made prior arrangements or voiced burial preferences, the decision usually falls to the immediate family....

Mesa Cemetery | Cemetery History

A Mesa cemetery today is very different from our ancestor’s burial options. Prior to 1831, people buried their dead, but there were no established cemeteries. Churchyards of course, were the most common burial sites through the 1800’s in the United States – until...

Phoenix Cremations | Types of Urns

When choosing an urn for a Phoenix cremations service, you want to have options. Based on your preference and your budget, our staff at Mountain View Funeral Home can help you select a unique and special urn to memorialize your loved one. Bronze Urns Bronze urns are...

Mesa Cremation | Ashes Release Inspiration

As you search for Mesa cremation services, you know you want to honor your loved one in a way that reflects their last wishes and/or their lifestyle. Where and how to release their ashes is one of your main concerns. Here are some ideas that may make a Mesa cremation...

Mesa Cremation | Funeral Checklist

Planning a funeral is one of the most difficult things you might have to do in your life. Whether you are choosing the services for a loved one or pre-planning your own funeral,there are a list of things that need to be completed. Some of these things can be planned...

Mountain View Cemetery | Disposition Laws

At Mountain View Cemetery, we're very sensitive to the emotional pain that people face when losing a loved one. We know the burden is very heavy which is why we make things as easy as possible. Clarifying Matters It's been our experience that it can be confusing for...

Funeral Homes in Mesa AZ | Support Groups

The death of a spouse is one of the most difficult things a person will face in a lifetime. Whether the death was sudden from a heart attack or accident, or after a long illness, life after the passing of a partner can be difficult to comprehend or navigate. For many,...