Is there support for home funerals in Northfield?

home-funeral-flickr-shot In last week’s NY Times: Home Burials Offer an Intimate Alternative. “In an economic downturn, the do-it-yourself ethos extends to families burying their own loved ones, sometimes in their backyards.” I had no idea. Are there Northfield area death midwives (home funeral guides)? Do our local funeral homes (Bierman Funeral Home; Benson and Langehough Funeral Home) provide support for family-directed funerals? Have any congregations provided support for home burials? (continued)

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