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(Sold Out) Cremation: History and the Modern Process

October 9, 2016, 2:00pm4:00pm

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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2016

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY

 

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What is cremation? How long have we been doing it, and how does it work? Amy Cunningham, death educator, leads this tour of cremation’s history (from its origins 32 thousand years ago in Australia!) and its impact on the present and future of funerals. This engaging and sometimes jolly journey will also explore how to choose an end-of-life mode of disposition that expresses your own beliefs and values.

 

Afterward, you will have the opportunity to visit the crematory with Gema LaBoccetta, Green-Wood’s Crematory Manager, as well as enjoy discussion and questions at a short reception.

 

Free. Space is limited; reservations strongly recommended.

 

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Date:
October 9, 2016
Time:
2:00pm–4:00pm
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