Cremation Services in Rhode Island

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Helpful information about cremation in Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there are several laws that the consumer should be aware of. First being that there is a 24 hour waiting period from the time of death, before the cremation can take place. Second, the deceased must be cremated in a suitable cremation container.  Next, a cremation authorization form must be signed by the legal next to kin, to finalize the cremation arrangements. Lastly, a cremation cannot take place until the approval has been obtained from the Rhode Island Medical Examiner.