Ihaveinstructed the funeral home to remove or arrange for the removal of these devices and to properly dispose of them prior to transporting the decedent to VHC. Initials of AA
ALL PACEMAKERS AND RADIOACTIVE IMPLANTS MUST BE REMOVED PRIOR TO DELIVERING THE DECEDENT TO THE VHC.
After the cremated remains are removed from the cremation chamber, all non-combustible materials (insofar as possible) will be separated and removed from the human bone fragments by visible or magnetic selection. These non-combustible items may include hinges, latches, nails, prosthesis and surgical implants. I (We) authorize VHC to dispose of these non combustible material items as it may see fit. VHC will not return to thenextofkinany non-combustible materials without the written request of the next of kin prior to receiving the body for cremation. Initials of AA
VHC is authorized to perform the cremation upon receipt of the human remains, at its discretion, and according to its own time schedule, without obtaining any further authorization or instructions. The cremated remains to be placed in a crematory container or an um. The cremated remains shall be released to the funeral director unless otherwise directed in writing.
AUTHORITY OF AUTHORIZING AGENT
I (We), the undersigned, hereby certified that I (We) am (are) the closest living next of kin of the decedent and that I (We) am (are) related to the decedent as his/her to the decedent, that I (We) or that 1 otherwise serve (served) in the capacity of have charge of the remains of the decedent and as such possess full legal authority and power, according to the laws of the state of Massachusetts to execute the authorization form and to arrange for the cremation and disposition of the cremated remains of the decedent. In addition, I (We) am (are) aware of no objection to this cremation by any spouse, child, parent or sibling of the decedent.