Burial at sea remains a time-honored tradition within the ranks of a country’s naval forces, but it’s often overlooked as an option for private citizens. Seafarers and others who carried their love for the sea to their dying day, can be honored by their loved ones with a burial that dignifies their maritime passion and dedication in the case of military service.
If you are planning to commemorate a deceased loved one through a burial at sea, but you are uncertain about what to expect, bone up on the ritual by learning a few quick facts that may dispel any misconceptions you’ve acquired about the process.
What does burial at sea mean?
It can mean several things to people of differing cultures and communities. For some it calls up the image of a full body burial. For others, it is a solemn scattering of ashes. Both require performing this ceremony in an approved manner. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2sFBRlz