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Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Funeral Related Terms

Alternative Container: An unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle without ornamentation, often made of fiberboard, pressed wood or composition materials, and generally lower in cost than caskets. Casket/Coffin: A box or chest for burying remains. Cemetery Property: A grave, crypt or niche. Cemetery Services: Opening and closing graves, crypts or niches; setting grave liners […]