Posts Tagged 'cemeteries'

How to plan a funeral

This item sounds a little creepy, given the Halloween season. But it’s interesting nonetheless.

“Funeral planning is much like planning a wedding,” says Funeralwise co-founder Larry Anspach. “It has many of the same elements, only it is a celebration of a life past instead of two lives going forward.”

via Create A Great Funeral Plan

If you can  get over the discomfort of the comparison, consider clicking over to the funeral planning calculator at It provides instant funeral price estimates that are illuminating.  The site is consumer-oriented and lifts the veil on a subject that is often kept in the shadows. It also offers other services including a do-it-yourself funeral planner and an e-commerce store.

Funeral issues are on the minds of Iwanna classified users every week. gets hundreds of searches of Cemetery Lots.


Location, location, location even for burial spots

Location, location, location may be the mantra of real estate folks everywhere, but it takes on a whole different meaning with this latest item from ABC-TV.

The crypt over Marilyn Monroe has sold for $4.6 million by the widow of the man currently buried there — apparently enough for her to pay off the mortgage on her Beverly Hills home.

Once the deal is legally signed, sealed and delivered, Elsie’s deceased husband, Richard, — who is presently occupying the crypt face-down over Monroe — will be moved to the adjacent crypt.

via Sold! Crypt Above Marilyn Monroe Sells for $4.6 Million | Zillow Blog – Real Estate Market Stats, Celebrity Real Estate, and Zillow News.

Although Asheville cemeteries may not have the same celebrity draw as LA, burial plots draw a regular reselling crowd on

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