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Old 02-22-2017, 07:28 AM
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:25 AM
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I've made it clear to my sons and spouse that when I die they can use my shop and make me a coffin...cheap as possible. I found out that as long as it has handles on the side you can make them yourselves.
It's also legal where I live to transport the deceased in your own vehicle...so wrap me in a tarp boys and get me down to the crematorium.
I don't want any money spent on me after I'm dead...use it for the living.
Only thing I'd have to pay for would be the cremation, unless I go through a long drawn out process of seeking permission to be buried in a hole in my yard.

I went with a friend to pick out an urn for his grandma's ashes...couldn't believe the prices they (funeral homes) want...Outrageous, the cheapest one at 75$ was a cardboard box...what a scam.
He finally settled on a quart jar...his grandma loved to can..hmmm....

I'm also seriously considering donating my body to a body donation program where bodies are used to teach med students about anatomy etc
Should they accept, it'd cost my family nothing, as when they were finished with me they pay for cremation and send the ashes to your family.

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