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October 22, 2014, 6:59 pm
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Change in Attitudes May Be to Blame for Drop Off in Interments at Oak Ridge

Officials at Springfield’s Oak Ridge Cemetery have no explanation for why burials there hit an all-time low in January.


But it could be another sign of shifting attitudes in favor of cremation over burial. Only nine bodies were interred at Oak Ridge last month.


Cemetery director Mike Lelys says at least 22 burials are needed each month just to generate the revenue needed to make payroll.


Springfield aldermen will vote tonight on an emergency ordinance to give Oak Ridge another $60,000 so that it can pay staff and maintain operations through the end of the month.

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