The notion that funeral rituals, strong religious beliefs, and a firm conviction that death is a beginning and not an end is highlighted in A Better Place. An understanding of these changing burial rites, many of which might seem strange to us today, is invaluable for the family historian.
About the Author
Susan Smart worked for many years as a project manager in the information technology field. She is an active volunteer with the Ontario Genealogical Society, was project coordinator and editor of Index to the Upper Canada Land Books, and is the co-author of Using Forms for Canadian Genealogical Research. Susan lives in Markham, Ontario.