The public are also reminded to ascertain how the operators of private columbaria
would look after the interests of their customers, such as whether and how they would refund or otherwise compensate their customers if the columbarium were to close down or be disallowed from operating.
, the small scabious, has lilac blooms and grows around 60cm (2ft) tall.
There's been a recent upsurge in churches who've added columbaria
(niches for cremated remains) or scattering gardens to their buildings or grounds.
niches range from $450 to $1,500 per person
Funding in VA's Minor Construction budget request would finance $58 million for land acquisition, gravesite expansion and columbaria
date back to early Greek and Roman times.
With the Phase I development completed, the cemetery now has 10,270 full casket gravesites, 1,000 columbaria
niches and 1,000 in-ground sites for cremated remains.
Marble is reserved for honorific positions: the tomb chests themselves, the cloister and the urn columbaria
in the tower (which are themselves partly enclosed by a finely wrought concrete structure).
As an alternative they can opt for a niche in one of two more structured columbaria
which are subtly designed to blend naturally into The Woodlands design.