More Mainers Choosing the Most Modestly Priced Receptacle

The Big Lebowski Donny's remains in the most modestly priced receptacle in Ralph's

cremation rateThe number of families in Maine cremating their loved ones’ remains is on the rise. Forty-four percent of deceased Maine residents were cremated in 2000. In 2010, the rate had grown to 64 percent, well above the national average of 41 percent, putting the state’s cremation rate the sixth-highest in the U.S. and the highest in the eastern half of the country. (read more at the Bowdoin Daily Sun. Don’t worry, they don’t mention Vietnam)

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