cremated remains, cremains, urn, Traveling

Cremains can be transported by airplane in any type container, as long as it fits inside of a carry-on bag.

True or False? False.  Passengers may transport crematory remains as part of their carry-on property or checked baggage. Some airlines do not allow crematory remains as checked baggage, so check with your airline first. If carrying on the crematory remains, they are subject to screening and must pass through the X-ray machine. If the X-ray […]

What substance can be used with water in the liquid cremation process?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A) Potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide B) Hydrogen sulfate or sodium sulfate C) Ammonia hydroxide or ammonia sulfate   Image property of: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/multimedia   Correct Answer: A) Potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide For decades, people choosing what happens to their body after death have had only two […]

According to Guinness Book of World Records, what was the largest percentage of population to attend a funeral?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A)  China, Deng Xiaoping B) England, Princess Diana C) South Africa, Nelson Mandels D) Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini   Answer: D) Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini Official Iranian estimates gave the size of the crowds, lining the 32-km 20-mile route to Tehrans Behesht-e Zahra cemetery on June 11, 1989, for the funeral of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini […]

Candle iIn The Wind- Elton John

Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind” Was Written about What Female Celebrity?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A)  Liza Minnelli B) Princess Diana C) Marilyn Monroe D) Amy Winehouse   Answer: C) Maryln Monroe Many people think that Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind” was about Princess Diana, but it was actually about Marilyn Monroe and released back in 1973. However, there’s good reason for that misconception: He performed […]

Bogati Scholarship Program

What program did Bogati Urn Company implement to help aspiring funeral directors?

Answer:  The Bogati Scholarship Program. The Bogati Urn Company scholarship Fund was established to provide financial awards to students enrolled in funeral service or mortuary science programs to assist them in obtaining their professional education. As a newly established scholarship program, it is our hope that deserving students will take advantage of this program in the […]

Who wrote the famous funeral march?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A) Frédéric Chopin B) Ludwid van Beethoven C) Johannes Brahms D) Clara Schumann Answer:  A) Frédéric Chopin Funeral March by Frédéric Chopin. Chopin’s Funeral March is part of the third movement of his “Piano Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Minor.” The Polish composer wrote this piece in […]

What is the name for an individual who has a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries, epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of (famous) deaths?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A.)  Mortaphile B.) Caemophile C.) Taphophile D.) Sepulturaphile   Answer:  C.) Taphophile A Taphophile (otherwise known as a “cemetery enthusiast”, “cemetery tourist”, “grave hunter”, or “graver”, ) describes an individual who has a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries, epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of (famous) deaths.[1] The term has been […]

What is “Death Cleaning”, and which country did the term originate?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A. The act of washing the deceased in purified water prior to burial or cremation – Great Briton B. The act of people randomly cleaning burial plots, particularly in older cemeteries – USA C. The act of removing unnecessary things to make your home nice and orderly when you think […]

As NASA plans on venturing further and further into outer space, how does NASA plan to dispose of bodies in outer space when they cannot be returned to earth in a timely manner?

Here are your choices: (Answer below- No peeking) A. Attach them to a booster rocket engine and cremate the body? B. Freeze them in the airlock and then violently shake the body with a robotic arm until it turns to space dust. C. Release them into space after an appropriate service? The most elegant solution […]