Larry sat behind his dated metal desk and I in front of it, we know each other well enough that I bypassed the bull and got straight to the point, “Why are you selling?” “I can’t do it any longer. After 30 years of service, it’s become a business. And I’m done with it.”
Mysendoff.com recognizes the compassionate caregiving that funeral professionals provide their families. As a tribute to their passion and lifetime commitment to being caregivers for those that have left and those left behind, we have created this poem in their honor.
One of the things we admire about Caitlin Doughty is her ‘no fear’ attitude. She really holds nothing back when talking about death – though some in our profession are turned off by this, we think it is positive. Well, Caitlin holds nothing back in her latest ‘Ask A Mortician’ episode where she sits down for a nice Sunday conversation with drag queen ‘Miss Laganja Estranja’.
A man who works in a mortuary led a Reddit thread to give a glimpse into what it’s like to deal with issues of mortality on a daily basis. From the strangest requests he’s ever had to what happens during cremation.
Though the tide has begun to turn, these are among the struggles that same-sex couples have had to face for years, and the hurdles which these couples have had to face serve as a reminder to all of us that with the inevitability of death, we have to strive to make our end-of-life wishes are known and that they can be fully carried out.
JumpTap.com released an infographic (seen below) detailing the information regarding so-called “screen jumpers”. It shows that the rise in mobile and tablet use has led to many people juggling the different devices throughout the day.
Foundation Partners Haven’t Made A Purchase In Over A Year And All Original Founders Are Gone, What’s Next?
Foundation Partners started a little over 3 years ago with 4 industry veterans and Sterling Partners, a private equity firm with experience in multiple location businesses. All the founding industry players are gone and have moved on.
Survivors inscribe each MemryStone with a personal message, they then place the ceramic with the deceased and it travels through the entire cremation process. The MemryStones change appearance, yet return intact with the final remains. In this way MemryStones meet three important needs.
Watch this video below and think about how a funeral home could extend this type of thankful message to build their image and the image of the profession as a whole.