Funeral Industry Press Releases
FuneralTech is excited to announce the launch of Eturnal Memorials. Eturnal Memorials creates one of a kind personalized 3D printed urns and keepsakes. Clients & families work directly with an artist to create a unique sculpture that reflects their loved one’s personality. These sculptures are then used to create full size urns and custom size keepsakes. Eturnal Memorials was developed to help funeral service providers and families alike. We understand what is, and has been, happening in funeral services and are always trying to innovate new ways to help our clients.
Perfect Memorials Offers Special Discounts and Makes Donation to The Fisher House in Honor of Veterans Day
Perfect Memorials, the leading online retailer of premium quality memorial products, is featuring products leading up to Veterans Day that honor and pay respects to the brave Veterans who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice in honor of our country. “We are honored to have the opportunity this November to bring extra special attention to our Veterans, who have served and in some cases made the ultimate sacrifice to secure the freedoms we all enjoy”, says Shawn O’Brien, Product Specialist at Perfect Memorials
Batesville is giving funeral professionals a second chance to take advantage of some of its most popular Education Week informational webinars with its final event of the year, November 16 – 19, 2015. The company is offering encore performances of 7 of the past year’s most highly rated events, which have attracted more than 1,300 professionals. Education Week is a popular forum for busy funeral professionals who want to enhance their knowledge about key topics without leaving their office.
The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR), the world’s leading professional association dedicated to making independent funeral homes exceptional, hosted its annual Fall Forum education conference, October 16-17 in Indianapolis, IN. OGR’s Fall Forum education sessions were devoted to demonstrating how funeral professionals can use technology to save time, money, and attract new business.
Bob Arrington, CCO, of Arrington Funeral Directors in Jackson, Tennessee, was installed today as president of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The installation took place during the House of Delegates Meeting during the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 18-21 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The National Funeral Directors Association Recognizes ASD – Answering Service for Directors with the 2015 NFDA Innovation Award
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) presented ASD – Answering Service for Directors with the 2015 NFDA Innovation Award during the association’s International Convention & Expo, which is being held October 18-21 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company was recognized for its product MobileFH™. Funeral directors often have to enter information about a decedent and his or her family in multiple places. ASD’s MobileFH™ is the first telecommunication solution that enables funeral professionals who rely on mobile phones to control their outgoing Caller ID without the need for an Internet connection.
Passare®, the industry’s only cloud-based funeral arrangement and collaboration platform, recently announced the launch of a new website designed for funeral service providers at provider.passare.com. “Passare’s consumer-facing website offers many tools and resources for families, but has been deficient in information for providers who may wish to learn more about Passare’s SaaS-based platform,”
Service Corporation International’s California Cemeteries Lead Change to Simplify Conservation Efforts
Service Corporation International SCI, -0.18% whose affiliates comprise North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has been dedicated to reducing water usage at its affiliated California cemeteries with efforts to streamline water efficiencies for all cemeteries around the state for nearly a decade. SCI’s Rose Hills Memorial Park, one of the largest cemeteries in the United States, began using recycled water in 1997 and has been instrumental in getting legislation to provide an incentive for cemeteries around the state to use recycled water for irrigation and landscaping.
The Funeral Service Foundation welcomes Danelle O’Neill as its new Executive Director. O’Neill fills a vacancy created by Kathy Wisnefksi’s departure in March to join the National Alliance for Grieving Children. The selection was made after a national search and selection process completed by the Foundation’s board of trustees and the National Funeral Directors Association.
Life Celebration, Inc completes first website build for Heald and Chiampa Funeral Directors in Shrewsbury, MA.
Delving into new ventures is not unusual for Life Celebration, Inc. The company that specializes in producing customized printed products and the creation of funeral experiences for funeral homes nationwide and in Canada entered into the funeral home website arena earlier this month. The site was created for Life Celebration Community member Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors. The new website was completely customized in content and design.