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Cemetery and crematory operations professional expectations

* Cremation
* Cemetery

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Cremation professional expectations

* History
* Mortuary law
* Authorization to cremate
* Investigating third party crematories
* Mode of disposition

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Cremation history professional expectations

* Definition and related terms
* Cremated remains
* Crematory
* Retort
* Inurnment
* Niche, columbarium

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Authorization to cremate professional expectations

* Arranging for cremation
* Identification of authorizing agent
* Authority of authorizing agent
* Medical devices
* Authorization to cremate, process and pulverize
* Disposition of personal property
* Instructions of final disposition
* Authority to dispose of unclaimed cremains
* Certification and indemnification

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Arranging for cremation professional expectations

* Forms
* Cremation containers
* Urns
* Types of services used with cremation
* Disposition of cremated remains
* Other cremation merchandise

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Identification of authorizing agent professional expectations

* Name, address
* Relationship to decedent

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Authority of authorizing agent professional expectations

Paramount right to authorize or unable to contact person with right to authorize

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Medical devices cremation professional expectations

Pacemakers

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Authorization to cremate, process and pulverize professional expectations

Detailed description of process

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Disposition of personal property professional expectations

* What will remain on the body
* Disposition of items removed
* Example: Jewelry

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Instructions of final disposition cremation professional expectations

* Definitive instructions for ultimate disposition
* Ship by delivery service with internal tracing capabilities and require written receipt

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Authority to dispose of unclaimed cremains professional expectations

* Lawfully dispose of unclaimed cremated remains if not claimed within 60-90 days
* State laws

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Certification and indemnification professional expectations

* Accuracy of statements
* Indemnify the funeral director from any liability

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Investigating third party crematories professional expectations

* Due diligence process
* Crematory records request
* Interview of crematory management
* Crematory inspection

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Crematory records request professional expectations

* Annually
* State crematory license or permit
* Policy and procedure manual

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Interview of crematory management professional expectations

* Owner
* Experience
* Number of employees
* Experience and training required of operators
* Retort
* Processing and refrigeration equipment
* Detailed steps taken from the time the body is received until delivered

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Crematory inspection professional expectations

* Unannounced
* Checklist
* Posted licenses and permits
* Operators dress appropriately
* Facilities clean
* Dignified holding area
* Condition of equipment
* Crematory log
* Maintenance schedule

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Mode of disposition cremation professional expectations

* Placed in an urn
* Retained by the family
* Placed in a niche in a columbarium
* Entombed in a cemetery
* Scattered

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Scattering professional expectations

* Scattering gardens
* Open sea
* Environmental Protection Agency
* Three nautical miles from shoreline

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Cemetery professional expectations

* History
* Inurnment of cremated remains
* Cemetery terms
* Monuments / markers / memorials
* Vaults
* Mausoleums
* Green burials
* Grave liners
* Scattering gardens
* Cemetery requirements

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Cemetery history professional expectations

* Churchyard cemetery
* Garden cemetery
* Memorial park

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Cemetery history definition professional expectations

* Monuments
* Markers
* Memorials

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Inurnment of cremated remains professional expectations

* Niche
* Mausoleum
* Columbarium

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Cemetery terms professional expectations

* Section
* Block
* Lot
* Grave

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Monuments / markers / memorials professional expectations

* Styles, part, and materials upright marker
* Die
* Base
* Slant marker
* Flat marker
* Bench memorial
* Bronze marker
* Cenotaph
* Memorial finishes
* Lettering and ornamentation

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Memorial finishes professional expectations

* Polished
* Pitched
* Memorial design

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Lettering and ornamentation professional expectations

* Epitaph
* Sand-carving
* Etching

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Vaults professional expectations

* Materials
* Methods of finishing vaults
* Methods of closure
* Dimensions

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Mausoleums professional expectations

* Definition
* Private / family
* Community
* Chapel community
* Garden
* Crypt
* Lawn crypt
* Columbarium
* Niche
* Mausoleum related concerns
* Casket protector

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Cemetery requirements professional expectations

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