HAIL AND FAREWELL: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips

50% of those who die in the U.S. will be cremated. Thousands of families won’t know what to do with their loved ones’ cremated remains or how to create a meaningful memorial service.  Written by Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death, and Susan Fraser, this book offers invaluable memorial service guidance and ideas. The best time to learn about these issues is NOW, before there’s a death in the family.

The title refers to Catullus 101, an elegiac poem written approximately 57 C.E. by the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus to honor his brother’s cremated remains.