For many families the ash scattering ceremony is a personal and private matter. Those that are able will usually scatter the ashes of their loved ones themselves. Usually in places of natural beauty that held special meaning for the deceased and or survivors. Close to home, such as the garden or a favorite hiking trail or fishing hole are very popular. A final resting-place in the ocean has been a traditional desire of many.
While some have chosen ash scattering at sea as an affordable alternative, many funeral providers are surprised to learn most clients specifically select the ocean as their final resting-place. The everlasting cycles of the ocean’s water, the conservations of the land space as well as the shortage of cemetery plots are all reasons cited for selecting sea scattering. Most, however, just love the ocean, and can find no better site for their final resting-place.
Hubbard’s Marina has multiple vessels depending on party’s size. Families choosing to witness the scattering of ashes service will board the vessel at our dock and we will proceed to a pre-established latitude and longitude.
Once at that destination, The party is able to conduct a service, speak on their behalf, or observe a moment of silence, followed by the flower toss and scattering of ashes. Included, upon request, a commemorative certificate which includes the date and location of the final resting place will be available to the family.
Hubbard’s Marina makes sure all regulations are complied with and all government reporting is included with your service.