As the times change—and the death care industry changes along with them—what can we learn from immediate cremation families? 2016 is rapidly becoming known for a string of high-profile celebrity deaths—and cremations—and there is a lot of useful information to take away from the headlines.
This week we speak to the founder of Cemetery 360, Jimmy Pinocchio! Also, Marty Mitchell is under our director spotlight and our weekly WTF?!
The Educational Foundation of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association received commitments of $100,000 each from Batesville Casket Company and Matthews International during the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana.
We Know Little About Most People Who’ve Ever Lived. But Our Grandkids Will Know Insane Amounts About Us
The comedian Louis CK has observed: “Out of all the people that ever were, almost all of them are dead.”
Not only that, of the roughly 108 billion people who have ever lived, almost all of them are forgotten. We don’t even know their names, let alone what they looked like, did for a living or what made them laugh or cry.
Family-owned mortuary in the heart of the South Bay of Los Angeles County seeks experienced Operations Manager. White & Day, Inc. offers our clients comfort, professionalism, and an opportunity to create innovative and meaningful services, ceremonies, and celebrations.
Firefighter, president of the universe, pizza maker, astronaut—all common answers from kids when they’re asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And they’re all good ones, but we happen to think there’s another great answer missing from the list: funeral director.
Prada Body Bag – It’s the last bag you’ll ever need. What will the coroner or funeral director carry YOU away in when you die?
The three “R’s” will literally poison a funeral home; Human Resources, AccountsReceivable and ‘Rithmatic. I recently attended The Foresight Companies funeral boot camp where my fellow recruits and I were provided an in-depth look at our funeral homes. During the three days of training, it became glaringly obvious that the vast majority of funeral homes are just a lawsuit, failed collection or miscalculation away from serious problems.
The funeral service profession is a long-standing one, replete with tradition and cultural customs—but that doesn’t mean every service your funeral home offers to the families in your community has to be the same. In fact, people are saying more and more that they hope their own funeral services and those honoring their loved ones show a little creativity, originality and character representativeof the life lived.
Funeral Solutions Group today announced that it has forged an exclusive strategic alliance with DNA Legacy (www.dnaLegacy.com).