OBITUARY: Marie Vecchione


Marie Vecchione, age 68 of Ashland City, Tennessee passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023.

Natural burial services will be conducted on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 12 Noon at Larkspur Conservation, 155 Bear Carr Road, Westmoreland, TN

What to expect at a natural burial:
Dress for an outdoor hike and wear appropriate shoes.
Use the restroom before you arrive, there is no public toilet or running water.
Carpool to Larkspur – parking is limited.
Plan to arrive 15 minutes ahead of time.
Family and friends will be welcomed at the trailhead by Larkspur staff and volunteers.
The casket or body will be in place at the graveside prior to the arrival of family and friends.
Family and friends will hike up the hill into the nature preserve for the burial ceremony.
Words are shared and the casket or body is lowered into the grave by family and friends.
With guidance, the family and friends shovel soil into the grave until it is closed.
Hike away from the graveside and return to your vehicle or explore the preserve.
Leave no trash behind.
Cut flowers are welcome.


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