This page, and the one on cremation
, may be especially difficult for you, yet deciding between burial and cremation is one of the first choices you must make. It's your decision!
"Disposition" is the term used by the funeral industry to describe the final handling of the deceased's remains. Although your initial decision for the disposition of the body is between burial and cremation, there are several variations on each.
Whichever choice you make, the body will eventually return to its natural elements.