Title

An article on "the Maine way of death," including a look at Peter Neal, a third-

Source

Down East

Date

11-1-2004

Pages

62-67, 86

Abstract

An article on "the Maine way of death," including a look at Peter Neal, a third-generation funeral director in Guilford, who co-owns Crosby & Neal funeral homes in Guilford, Newport, Dexter, and Corinna. He speaks of how he took over the business and of changes such as people's greater openness about death. With details on Maine's mortality rates from 1990-2000; cremation and how Maine's rate of cremation has grown to become one of the highest in the nation; burial at sea; how to find a good funeral home; home burial; funeral costs; and funeral home chains.

Subjects

Undertakers and underaking, Neal, Peter

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