cremains cremains

Definition(s):

  • (n) the remains of a dead body after cremation

Usage(s):

  1. Cremated remains called cremains in industry lingo can be kept at home in urns, buried on family property (in all states except California) or scattered at sea.
  2. The commission's research turned up such a sign of the times as a crematory that delicately refers to ashes as "cremains.
  3. Cremated remains--called cremains in industry lingo--can be kept at home in urns, buried on family property (in all states except California) or scattered at sea.

News

  1. Death Notices

    BALDWIN Beatrice Kohl, 95, of Middle Hope, NY died Wednesday, June 5, 2013. BURIAL OF CREMAINS: 11am, Thursday, June 13th at Cedar Hill Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS: The DiDonato Funeral Service. 845-236-4300.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  2. Never forgotten, and now at rest

    Because his family couldn't afford to bury deceased Air Force veteran Virgil J. Alsante, his cremains remained in a Utica funeral home for nearly eight years — until Friday.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

Quotes

  • "I want to especially thank the New Jersey Mission of Honor for Cremains of American Veterans and Al Lucente, the group's Bergen County chairman, for their fine efforts," Conners said. "Their commitment to our veterans is an example to us...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Jack Conners Source: PolitickerNJ (blog)

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