Funeral Service Foundation Honors 2011 Donors

January 9, 2012
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Brookfield, Wis. — The Funeral Service Foundation recognized 16 donors who completed their pledge commitments in 2011. The donors were honored at the Foundation’s Donor Reception held in conjunction with the National Funeral Directors Association’s national convention this past October in Chicago, Ill.

In addition, Ralph and Chari Buckner (center) of Ralph Buckner Foundation and Ralph Buckner Funeral Home were recognized at the FSF Donor Reception for their gift in memory of their daughter, Shipley.

Shaun Myers, Chair of the Funeral Service Foundation said, “Thanks to many generous donors like those who completed their pledges in 2011, the Funeral Service Foundation has become the charitable voice for our noble profession. With such broad support, the foundation is uniquely qualified to promote the best of what funeral service is about through grant-giving, research projects and public awareness campaigns. We honor and thank those who have generously given back to our profession.”

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The following firms completed their pledges in 2011:

$50,000

Thumbies, Fox River Grove, Illinois

Ferno-Washington, Inc., Wilmington, Ohio

$45,000

Cypress Funeral Services, Inc., Colma, California

$25,000

Baue Funeral Homes, St. Charles, Missouri

Federated Funeral Directors of America, Inc., Springfield, Illinois

French Mortuary, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Shackelford Funeral Directors, Savannah, Tennessee

$15,000

Geib Funeral Homes, New Philadelphia, Ohio

$10,000

Ad Direct, Barberton, Ohio

Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon, Ohio

James and Kimberly Price, Valrico, Florida

Preneed Funeral Programs, Inc., Metairie, Louisiana

Routsong Funeral Home, Inc., Kettering, Ohio

Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, Tennessee

T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home, Plantation, Florida

Walker Funeral Homes, Toledo, Ohio

About the Funeral Service Foundation

The Funeral Service Foundation, through grants, scholarships and research initiatives, supports career and professional development in funeral service, the advancement of funeral service and allied professions, public awareness and education, and the improvement of children’s lives. For more information, visit http://www.funeralservicefoundation.org.

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