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Cremation Process

Knowing what to expect when contemplating cremation for you or a loved one is important to ensure you make the right decision. Asking questions, exploring options, and addressing and alleviating your concerns is the best way to make a decision that you won’t question at a later time. Opal Cremation staff and our partners have over 100 years of experience in the cremation industry. Let our expertise help guide you while you determine if cremation is the right choice for you. Call us any time at 1-888-963-2299.

Here you will find helpful information on topics that include:

Death Certificates
Planning Ahead
California Cremation Laws
Helpful Guides

Scattering Ashes
Cremation Costs
General Information

Death Certificates
Planning Ahead
California Cremation Laws
Helpful Guides
Scattering Ashes
Cremation Costs
General Information

Cremation Process Blog Posts

  • a death doula embracing an elderly patient at their home near Malibu, CA

What is a Death Doula?

March 15th, 2022|

A death doula is someone who helps someone else in their transition of death. Not only can the doula assist the person who is dying, but they can also help families and friends as they deal with the loss. 

  • close-up view of elegant place setting at high-end los angeles restaurant and event space

8 Celebration of Life Ideas in LA: Banquet Venues

March 1st, 2022|

Celebration of Life events put a positive spin on honoring the deceased, gathering friends and family together to create a happy event, commemorating someone’s life. Rather than perpetuate a somber mood, a Celebration of Life encourages creativity and joyful festivities to lighten the mood around death.

  • WWII veterans saluting fallen soldiers at funeral service at Riverside National Cemetery