Wednesday, March 13, 2013
St. Patrick’s Day is renowned for celebrating all things Irish because as everyone knows, the Irish know how to throw a party. They even manage to add a little partying into their funeral life celebrations with their traditional Irish Wakes.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
We have all seen the life insurance TV commercials airing across North America that say, “Funerals are expensive, and the price of an average funeral can cost over ten thousand dollars.”
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Should obituaries for pets be placed alongside that of humans in a newspaper?
It seems on the surface, the matter of including pets in the obituary section of a newspaper is one that shouldn’t be up for debate.
Friday, January 25, 2013
As a funeral service professional, we hope that you take a few moments to read this story and if you feel that the message explaining the true vale of funeral service is important enough, then we invite you to share this story.
Monday, January 14, 2013
It is one of the most densely populated areas of the world and recognized as one of the world’s leading international financial centers. With a population of over 7.1 million, a skyline of glitzy skyscrapers, space in Hong Kong has increasingly become scarce. While developers are being pushed out of packed central locations, one London and Hong Kong-based architecture firm, known as BREADstudio has offered one solution for conserving property.
Friday, November 30, 2012
“A well-planned funeral also helps you know ‘what to do’ when you do not know what to do.” – Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt, from Understanding Your Grief. To listen to him speak, Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt is soft-spoken. His words are precise.
Monday, November 26, 2012
It’s been featured on Ripley’s Believe It or Not in 2005, written about in numerous tourism websites, brochures and books, including Ohio Oddities: A Guide to the Curious Attractions of the Buckeye State by Neil Zurcher, and contains over 1500 original pieces of funeral memorabilia.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Death. Unless it’s on the big screen or in a 500-page novel, no one wants to really talk about it. As a writer, I kill people all the time – on paper. I think of what’s going to happen to the character leading up to their demise and what happens to those afterward who are left behind. It’s fun, because it’s fiction.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Every segment of the business world has a small group of change-agents who stand out from their peers for their innovation and willingness to adapt and change along with the needs of their clients. The funeral industry (which serves nearly seven thousand family each day across North America) is no different from other sectors of the economy in this respect
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Sunday October 28, 2012 is Visit A Cemetery Day: Cemeteries are much more than just a peaceful and tranquil resting place for the departed. Cemeteries are a fascinating snapshot of a community’s historical timeline, a proud and permanent museum for those who came before and helped shape the identity and personality of every community across North America.