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Old 03-28-2012, 08:44 PM   #21
 
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Proper Jewish burial. No more..no less.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:46 PM   #22
 
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My plans are all in writing and my sister and ex have a copy and know exactly what to do. Use any organs or anything else that can be used. Then I'll be cremated and my ashes will be thrown in my favorite lake, which flows into my favorite crick, which makes it's way to the Mississippi and the ocean.
No religious services, no casket, no embalming, no funeral home services of any kind other than the actual cremation, no funeral, no headstone. If family or friends want to get together for a meal, that would be fine.
My favorite local cemetery that is known for it's 1000's of rhododendrons and other beautiful trees sells small memorial stones that you can have placed under one of the trees with your name on it. I might get one of those.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:49 PM   #23
 
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I think I would want to be donated to science. If not then, perhaps cremated. I know I don't want to be buried in the ground and left to rot with bugs on me and whatnot. I'd rather be reduced to ashes, and possibly sprinkled over a meadow or dissolved in bubbles or thrown into a breeze.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:09 PM   #24
 
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Take what can be salvaged for whoever needs it. Light a match to the rest. I'm done with it.

No special requests for my ashes that I can think of right now.
Pretty much.

I dislike open casket. When you're gone, you are out of there - and the idea of looking at the dead body you're not part of anymore just icks me out. It could be cultural for me, though, from Jewish funerals, so I certainly wouldn't condemn others for it.

One thing I love in Jewish tradition is the burying of the body by those who loved the individual. For me that helped in the release and realization that there was no one there. I would like to be able to help health/science/learning as much as possible after I'm gone, but beyond that I hope taking care of my body is a burden to no one, and they do whatever helps them - I'm all for cremation and use the ashes as fertilizer, but if they need an actual burial, just don't spend much.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:19 PM   #25
 
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Cremate me and spread my ashes in the ocean. Have a memorial if you want. Having gone through my late husband's huge military burial at 22 it had a huge impact. Most of the family decided at that point we didn't want to put that on our families emotionally. Since then we have done small memorials after cremation.

I also encourage people to have at least a small amount of life insurance so other family members don't have to be burdened with those expenses.


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RCW your matter-of-fact-ness is cracking me up! Love it!


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Old 03-29-2012, 08:10 AM   #27
 
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I would like to give my organs to science, then stuff my body and use me as a driving buddy...
ROFL. Driving buddy. Ahahahaha I just burst into laughter.

I'd want my family to do whatever they felt to do. Harvest my organs and throw me somewhere, or light a match, whatever. I'll leave a nice chunk of change to cover whatever costs my family accrue.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:41 AM   #28
 
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I always tell my friend we are going to stuff her and bring her everywhere with us.


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Old 03-29-2012, 09:59 AM   #29
 
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I'm more concerned w/ what happens right before I die, i.e., can I receive last rites from a priest or at least, can I confess and atone for any recent sins...and at best, can I try to seek forgiveness from people I've offended?

Beyond that, it really would be up to my children/family...whatever would ease their grief the most.

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Old 03-29-2012, 10:24 AM   #30
 
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Use my organs if they will benefit somebody else. Then cremation.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:53 AM   #31
 
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Cremation and a non-religious memorial service with close friends and any surviving family..nothing fancy. Oh, and a tree planted over my ashes. I don't think I need any brass plates or stone markers.
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guano:

cute new avvie, Bekka!

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I'm more concerned w/ what happens right before I die, i.e., can I receive last rites from a priest or at least, can I confess and atone for any recent sins...and at best, can I try to seek forgiveness from people I've offended?

Beyond that, it really would be up to my children/family...whatever would ease their grief the most.

It's only a vessel.
Do you have someone that you can make your wishes known to? Hopefully, there would be time to have them called, and have that done. You can buy the medals that say, "I'm Catholic. Call a priest." I was going to buy one from EWTN but I'm p'ed at them for suing Obama. I'll probably just buy one from ebay (Buy it Now ).

I want a Catholic funeral, but I want either cremation or to have my body donated to science, or to have my organs donated and cremated. I haven't decided. I should write something down, though I've told family generally what I want.
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:22 PM   #34
 
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Thanks J-dog (I hope you don't mind me calling you that).

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I like it!

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Old 03-29-2012, 12:51 PM   #36
 
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They won't take much from me, but whatever organs they can harvest, do. Then cremate me. I've made my request known to my parents, but my siblings are up in arms. Apparently, it's barbaric, though both my paternal grandparents were cremated. I don't want to think about being stuffed in a small box forever. I'm claustrophobic.

Whatever...it seems whatever choices I make it seems barbaric to my siblings. If I ever get married, I don't want to change my name...barbaric. I never want to have kids...barbaric. Don't go to church...barbaric. Want to be cremated...barbaric. At least I'm consistent. Otherwise, that might be barbaric, too, I suppose.
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i want to go out like this!
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Old 03-29-2012, 03:54 PM   #38
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I want to be buried as soon as possible, directly in the ground (no coffin/casket), under a tree, with a simple headstone.

Please don't cremate my body.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:32 PM   #39
 
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I've just always assumed I'm going to die in a horrific lab accident that takes out a couple miles radius - so I'll be vaporized, the work's done for you!

Realistically though - cremation sounds good. Then spread my ashes in the mountains (just don't let anyone catch you I think it's illegal). That was one of my favorite places, so I think that's where I want to spend eternity. And then, if you HAVE to have a memorial service - make it a friggin party. No black, no sobbing, just some good music, good food, good booze, and CELEBRATE my life.

I spent too long wishing I was dead to have people being sad when it finally happens. Not that I can prevent it, but I can try, right?
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If it's legal to put me in the ground without a casket, that's even better.

Thanks for the idea, AG.

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