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What You Should Know about Burial at Sea

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What You Should Know about Burial at Sea

It’s never easy to say goodbye to those we love. Planning a memorial service and funeral is more than challenging when we’re grief-stricken. Trying to figure out the right foods to serve, casket selection, what flowers to display at the event, and more can be overwhelming. And when we think about it, we often realize that these memorial services, while important, are more for us than for the person who has passed on.
But what if you can provide a memorial service and resting place that is eternal and peaceful and aligns with something that they loved? For many, burial at sea is the perfect solution. And today’s families and loved ones are increasingly choosing the scattering of ashes at sea. This unique memorial service is a poignant way to honor those who had a love of the ocean, those who had a nautical background, and those who wish to be put to rest in the waters of “paradise.”

How to Book a Burial at Sea in Myrtle Beach

Whether you have been to Myrtle Beach in the past and know of the stunning waters of Murrells Inlet or your deceased family member had happy memories of the area, Myrtle Beach is the perfect place for a burial at sea. And Crazy Sister Marina makes the process easy, allowing you to take the time to grieve and remember your loved one, while we take on the hard work.

Burials at sea with the scattering of ashes is a beautiful, moving, and touching ceremony. The team at Crazy Sister Marina will help personalize your service to ensure a memorable event that aligns with your wishes. We ensure that each service is private, dignified, and respectful, lasting 90 minutes or less if desired. We will work with you as much or as little as needed to meet you and your loved one’s desires and wishes.

To coordinate a burial at sea in Myrtle Beach, give us a call at 843-651-3676.

Before and After a Burial at Sea

Once you have made the arrangements for the burial at sea, it is time to think about what to do before and after the ceremony. We often suggest that family members take a walk on one of the many nearby beaches before checking in for the ceremony with the marina. A walk along one of the 60+ miles of beaches in the area is an excellent way for family members and friends to share special memories of their loved one. And, the peaceful waters can help everyone prepare for the ceremony to come.

After the burial at sea is over, family members and friends often wonder what to do next. We recommend a shared meal at one of the many dining establishments in the area. The Murrells Inlet area is known for excellent seafood, and the various restaurants are often more than accommodating when it comes to a meal for a large group. Let the restaurant staff know your group size and that you will be returning from a burial at sea, and they will be more than happy to be as attentive as needed as you celebrate the life of your lost family member or friend.