Atlanta Journal Constitution

Loved ones’ ashes help replenish reefs in Gulf of Mexico–Virginia Highland-based company makes it possible At 9:56 on a sun-kissed morning a few miles off the southwest Florida coast, Christopher Jung slipped into the sea he loved one last time. His wife of 11 years, Laurie, steadied herself on the deck of a fishing boat […]

Business Week

Resting with the Fish — FOREVER By Michael Eidam Next October, Barbara Jack plans to visit her late husband Lloyd’s final resting place to wish him a happy birthday. But she won’t be going to a cemetery. She’ll travel by boat about two miles off the coast of Sarasota, Fla., and go scuba diving. About […]

New York Times

Eternal Rest With the Fishes, as a part of an Artificial Reef To the many ways Americans can honor the remains of the dearly departed – blasting their ashes into space or freezing the remains or simply sealing the body in a coffin, among others – add one more option: mixing the cremation ashes with […]

Press of Atlantic City

Laying wreaths and reefs 9 people consigned to deep off A.C. Wilma Sproul once turned a ruined turkey dinner into a memorable Thanksgiving feast using frozen kielbasa and sauerkraut. James Naplacic used to decorate his bayfront home in outlandish themes such as the Polka Palace to outdo his Ocean City neighbors during the annual Night […]

Courier Post Online

Human ashes in concrete become marine habitats When Albert William Marlin Jr. died of an epileptic seizure 21 years ago, his family had an understanding that his ashes someday would be buried with his father, who passed away six years earlier, and his mother when she died. This changed about 10 months ago when the […]