stone or metal structure, to identify and memorialize
a phsyical object, to memorialize
headstone, one or more pieces, to identify
inscription on a monument
monument erected without the body present
bottom part of monument, can be one, two, or three tiers
top part of monument, where inscription goes.
Vases, pictures, etc.
Short term ID of grave, placed by the funeral home
Accuracy is vitual, the actual marker/memorial
memorial park cemeteries, flat with the ground
top of tablet slanting ( not leveled evenly)
slants greater than 45 degrees, less than 90 degrees to the ground
for ID of a family plot/monument, a cemetery memorial piece supported by 2 standards
Vertical- TALLER than wider
Horizontal- WIDER than taller
Granite, Marble, Slate
hard and nautual igneous rock, formed by heat/volcanic action, crystalline texture, ROSE/GREY/BLACK
Limestone rock, areas of lines, metamorphism(created by pressure,heat,water)
Dense, metamorphic, CLAY/SHALE
Bronze- alloy of copper&tin "Cast Bronse"
building above ground for BURIAL
chamber in MAUSOLEUM for CASKETED BODY
*inidividual, companion, or family crypt
Stucture/room/space for CREMAINS
space/recess in COLUMBARIUM, for permanent placement of CREMAINS
*individual, companion, or family nitche
Family cemeteries/ not public
Cemetery, Mausoluem/Columbarium Combination
"Sleeping Place"(latin term), Area of ground set aside&dedication for final disposition of human bodies
Section- LARGEST subdivison, contains blocks
Block- contains lots
Lot- contains grave
Grave- individual burial space
grave space for 2+ people to be buried in same grave, grave liners are stacked on top of eachother
*1st person to die is buried in deepest grave liner.
section in cemetery set aside for scattering cremains.
Casket buried with the body
Casket cremated with the body
Casket rented only for visitation and funeral, then reused for the same person. Make sure family signs a waiver. *This casket is NOT FOR CREMATION.
Rental Casket Insert
cardboard insert, for placement in casket shell.. has pillow&lining that match the interior
*Used for transporting the body.
Corrugated Container- cardboard constructed, with fold and ridge
Pouch- leak proof zipper bag, contains dead body&body fluids, used for removal from place of death
Plywood/Partical Board/"WoodBox"- for pre cremation containers
Post Cremation Containers- Temporary
- Cardboard/Corrugated BOX
- Plastic CONTAINER
*Both have lining/bag to actually hold cremains.
Post Cremation Containers- Permanent
Urn- minimum volume is 200 cubric inches, may need larger size for body cremated with wood casket.
*made from Metal, Wood, Marble, Ceramic, Plastic/Polymer
Cremation Outer Burial Containers
Urn Vault- metal/concrete vault, PROVIDES sealing&protection
Liners- encase the urn, NO sealing/protection
Post Cremation Merchandise
Pendents, keepsakes, mini urns, unique stuff.
clothes for burial purposes, designed for easy dressing, for men&women, includes undergarments.
Available through funeral home OR florist
*casket sprays, end pieces, corsages/boutonierres, plants.
Various extra items used for the service of a funeral director
*register books, prayer cards, thank you cards.
TRANSFER CONTAINER, particle board/box, with a cardboard tray&cover (for air shipping regulations)
* (Cardboard Box used for shipping)
any product consisting of a UNIT of a series of UNITS that are used together, as BOTH, a casket AND permanent burial receptacle.
* (Casket AND Burial Container IN ONE UNIT)