Obituaries

Marilyn Pinto
B: 1940-03-12
D: 2019-07-16
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Pinto, Marilyn
Shun Hung Lau
B: 1933-12-30
D: 2019-07-13
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Lau, Shun Hung
John Russino
B: 1961-01-17
D: 2019-07-13
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Russino, John
Rina Sukartawidjaja
D: 2019-07-10
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Sukartawidjaja, Rina
Rita Saia
B: 1928-09-20
D: 2019-07-08
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Saia, Rita
John DelGiorno
D: 2019-07-06
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DelGiorno, John
Keith Esposito
B: 1960-11-25
D: 2019-07-04
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Esposito, Keith
Valerie Trivigno
B: 1961-01-10
D: 2019-06-29
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Trivigno, Valerie
Dolores DiDio
D: 2019-06-29
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DiDio, Dolores
Rose Barnes
B: 1917-01-14
D: 2019-06-27
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Barnes, Rose
Anthony Nestore
B: 1982-07-06
D: 2019-06-25
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Nestore, Anthony
Theresa DiOrio
B: 1936-04-24
D: 2019-06-18
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DiOrio, Theresa
Katherine Branella
B: 1923-08-26
D: 2019-06-17
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Branella, Katherine
Janet Miriello
B: 1951-07-18
D: 2019-06-16
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Miriello, Janet
Marie Voso
B: 1931-12-12
D: 2019-06-04
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Voso, Marie
Isabelle Murray
D: 2019-06-02
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Murray, Isabelle
Tina Mauro
D: 2019-06-01
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Mauro, Tina
Clara DiTizio
B: 1948-12-15
D: 2019-05-25
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DiTizio, Clara
Angelina Gallo
D: 2019-05-25
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Gallo, Angelina
Billy Moss
B: 1931-06-12
D: 2019-05-21
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Moss, Billy
Jennie Gattinella
B: 1926-11-27
D: 2019-05-20
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Gattinella, Jennie

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Alternative Cremation Options

The latest innovation in cremation is a process of alkaline hydrolysis, sometimes called resomation. The process was developed in the United States in the late 1990s. The Cremation Association of North America describes the process as "a water-based cissolution process for human remains that uses alkaline chemicals, heat, and sometimes agitation and-or pressure, to accelerate natural decomposition". 

Compared with traditional cremation, this process uses less energy and releases no carbon and no matter into the atmosphere. Not all regions have made the legislative changes required for funeral homes to offer this service to families and the equipment costs are more than a conventional retort. Both factors currently reduce the availability of resomation cremation services.


Sources:
Cremation Association of North America

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