By: Dan Isard
This is the fifth and last installment of a series of articles on the cremation business. The cemetery has a unique problem with the growth of cremation. On the one hand, there are fewer graves purchased for casket interment. On the other hand, there is more inventory, as you can inter about 30 urns in a space that would take one casket. Also, there are so many more options for interment with an urn than there are for a casket. It is these last two facts that present the greatest opportunity for the cemeterian.