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What is the difference between a Coffin and a Casket

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between a coffin and a casket?

The word coffin and casket are synonymous with each other and either are used quite frequently.   461 more words

The king of caskets: Johnson celebrates 60 years servicing funeral homes

By Tony Wittkowski | Business Reporter | The Herald-Palladium

ST. JOSEPH — Allen “Al” Johnson has been laying people to rest for more than half a century. 554 more words


Silent, Horrified Anticipation

I want a closed casket funeral.   

Towards the end of the service, please have the organist play “Pop Goes The Weasel” over and over until everyone in attendance is staring at my casket with silent, horrified anticipation. 33 more words

Ray Visotski

Coffins Vs. Caskets

Is there a difference between the two?

As it turns out, yes.

Clifford A. Pickover, author of Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection… 373 more words

Death And Mourning

Burials Soaring Causing Sharp Decline of Cremation!

TFC-BS Wire: Early this morning we have confirmed reports from the Cornfield that casket sales are soaring!  Funeral homes report the increased demand for full service burials are causing serious issues from scheduling of services, dwindling inventory of embalming fluids, lack of limousine/hearse stock to scarcity of high end caskets. 120 more words

The Funeral Commander-Jeff Harbeson

Only a Mortician Thinks About...

I imagine every career set has little details that only professionals in that field ever really consider. I bet cosmetic surgeons look at everyone and consider how they might “fix” them, or how to replicate them. 597 more words


There, they lie.

There, they lie.
The caskets I have created
For you and I.
But I cannot take that shape.
I cannot squeeze my limbs and torso into such a mould, 158 more words