Why Cremation Providers Should Have a Guarantee

Unfortunately, not all cremation providers can be trusted to take the utmost care with your loved ones. You only need to read the national and local headlines below to see stories of cremation mix-ups. Whether caused by lack of attention or intentional corner-cutting, cremation mistakes can have devastating effects on mourning family and friends.

If you are considering cremation, why take a risk when you can have a guarantee from a Cremation with Confidence™ provider? This 10-step process ensures all cremated remains are treated professionally, and that they are never given to a third-party crematory. With Cremation with Confidence™, you get peace of mind.

Owner of cremation service in Klamath Falls arrested
KOTI-TV NBC2, March 3, 2020

Uniontown funeral home director faces more charges after cremated remains found in storage unit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 27, 2019

Two Mesa funeral directors lose licenses after allegations crematory mishandled bodies
Arizona’s Family, June 4, 2019

Cremation mystery besets family: 2 sets of ashes for 1 man
Fox News, April 16, 2019

Finger-pointing and admission of a mistake after family given wrong ashes for deceased mother
CBS 46, December 25, 2018

Shutdown of Funeral Home That Also Ran Body Brokerage Roils Town
U.S. News, March 13, 2018

Utah mortuary fined $10K, put on probation after employees allegedly mixed up ashes, stole jewelry
St. George News, November 16, 2017

His mother’s ashes were lost in the mail. In his search, he’s found only frustration — and fury.
The Washington Post, October 24, 2017

Those who dealt with Flint funeral home not surprised by state shutdown
Mlive Michigan, July 12, 2017

Alert: Heritage Cremation Providers
National Funeral Directors Association News, June 29, 2017

Family Asks for Help After Cremation Mix-Up
ABC 6, Columbus Ohio, December 15, 2016

Family Claims LA Coroner’s Office Cremated Loved One in Apparent Mix-up
ABC 7, Los Angeles, October 28, 2016

After Funeral and Cremation, a Shock: The Woman in the Coffin Wasn’t Mom
New York Times, March 21, 2016

Cremation Scandal in Texas
My Fox Houston, July 19, 2012

Former Funeral Home Director Accused of Cremation Abuse and Fraud
CBS Chicago, December 2, 2010

How Cremation Works: Cremation Regulation and Scandal
How Stuff Works

Arizona Crematory Admits To Mishandling Bodies
East Valley Tribune, May 18, 2011

Cremation scandal stretches from Kansas City to New Mexico
McClatchy Newspapers, April 2, 2010

Wrong Body Cremated
WTVY – Alabama, December 30, 2009

County probes funeral home that cremated wrong body
Houston Chronicle, April 1, 2009

Cemetery Scandal in Chicago
Associated Content, July 10, 2009

Another mortuary mistake: Alabama man given cremated remains of a stranger instead of his wife
Jacksonville Injury Lawyer Blog, January 7, 2009

Cremation Errors Result In Grief and a Lawsuit
California Injury Blog, October 17, 2007

Scandal, Uncertainty Spur Crematory Probe
February 25, 2005, Boston.com

US Crematorium Scandal Deepens
February 19, 2002, BBC News