Funeral Industry Press Releases
WILBERT FUNERAL SERVICES HONORED TO PROVIDE BURIAL VAULT AND INTERMENT OF FORMER FIRST LADY NANCY REAGAN
Wilbert Funeral Services in Parsons, Kansas was called upon to provide the Wilbert burial vault and interment of former First Lady Nancy Reagan in her place of rest beside her husband, President Ronald Reagan. The Parsons facility, also the headquarters of Wilbert Memorials, provided the same for President Reagan in 2004 at the request of Service Corporation International (SCI) which arranged the services for both the president and the first lady.
Funeral Service Insider invites funeral professionals throughout the United States and Canada to take its annual casket survey.
The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Awards of Excellence Gold & Silver Scholarships. The scholarships provide assistance to students about to graduate from mortuary school and enter the funeral profession.
FrontRunner today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Funeral Solutions Group to rapidly provide new innovations to the funeral profession.
While it’s never easy to tell customers they can’t afford something, it can be downright heartbreaking for professionals working in the funeral industry. But now, thanks to a new alliance formed by five financial service organizations, those types of conversations don’t have to ever occur.
Founder Collective and Boston Seed Capital bet on death tech and Balter’s vision that, “Death is the New Wedding.”
“Let’s face it, Graveyards are rarely visited, and they’re pretty damn spooky. Cremation is rising, religious views are changing and the taboos around death are falling away.”
FrontRunner Set to Officially Launch Wyland TributeArt at the 2016 ICCFA Convention & Expo in New Orleans
TributeArt Inc will launch an exclusive line of fine art bronze Tribute Sculptures by world-renowned marine life artist Wyland at the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) annual convention, April 13-16, in New Orleans. The new line of finely crafted, individually made memorials embody the timeless spirit of Wyland’s majestic marine life with the same attention to detail and soaring quality of the artist’s finest gallery works.
DEERFIELD, Ill. — March 15, 2016 —Selected Independent Funeral Homes has announced the election of new Officers to lead the world’s largest and oldest association of independently-owned funeral homes. Selected’s Board of Directors elected the new Officers who will be installed later this year at the 98th Annual Meeting, Sept. 14-17 at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Funeral Solutions Group announces the appointment of Jason Truesdell to the role of President / CEO. Jason brings with him extensive experience in the death care technology sector as the former President of FrontRunner Professional.
CLINTON, MD – To celebrate the release of their newest solid poplar casket, the Aspen, Thacker is offering a free cremation box bundle of five with first time purchase. Crafted by hand in North America, the Aspen features a beige eyelet interior, umber gloss finish, swing-bar hardware and a beautifully detailed wood inlay. Designed to appeal for both a feminine and masculine audience, the delicacy of the inlay provides an essence of elegance while the beige interior and warm gloss finish magnify a handsome sophistication.