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Warning – Remove Prior to Cremation

Pacemakers and dentures removed prior to cremation

Pacemakers can cause a whole lot of problems if they’re not removed before cremation. They’ve been known to explode during the cremation process!

Image | The Wilde Collection, Houston, TX

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  1. Usually, a good autopsy (if required) will remove such devices from the body for recycling anyway, but a mortician or crematory technician will remove articles like that before cremation. I know my daughter’s jewelry and IUD were removed before the procedure.

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