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Burials

Sacred Crossings currently offers three options for burial.

The following choices may help you decide which is best for your loved-one:

 

TRADITIONAL BURIAL

  • takes place in a registered cemetery
  • the burial plot and headstone are purchased directly from the cemetery
  • burial container must be a hardwood casket
  • casket is placed inside a concrete vault and buried at a depth of 6′
  • funeral celebrant for chapel and/or graveside service provided by Sacred Crossings upon request

 

GREEN BURIAL

  • burial must take place in certified ‘green’ or ‘natural’ cemetery.
  • burial plot is purchased directly from the cemetery. A list of green burial sites is available upon request.
  • burial container or shroud must be 100% biodegradable materials
  • body must not be embalmed
  • no concrete or fiberglass vaults are used. Burial is 3′ – 4′ deep depending on cemetery requirements
  • no headstones¬† – grave markers are natural rocks, plants and GPS coordinates
  • no maintenance is required – graves become part of the natural habitat.
  • funeral celebrant for chapel and/or graveside service provided by Sacred Crossings upon request

 

FULL- BODY AT SEA BURIAL

  • our sea captain will shroud your loved-one in a weighted, sail-cloth shroud
  • burial takes place 6-miles off shore at a depth of 2,000′.
  • witness boats allow up to 200 guests to witness the burial and hold a simply ceremony on board
  • no burial plot, casket or grave maintenance is required
  • GPS coordinates allow family members to re-visit the grave and be buried at the same site

Please call for referrals to green and traditional cemeteries in the Los Angeles area.

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