By now, practically every funeral home in America has heard from their pre-need insurance representative that it’s hard for the insurance company to make a profit with interest rates at their current levels.
We got a call Friday from a producer who is looking for “fabulous” women in the funeral profession for a new reality show to be run on TLC (The Learning Channel).
We have featured some pretty wild and edgy funeral home ads in the past. This ad is not edgy or wild, but it was called “gorgeous”.
The Pet Loss Professionals Alliance (PLPA), a group of about 250 pet loss providers and related businesses, released the findings of its 2012 Pet Loss Profession Survey.
In a moment of Christian/Muslim unity, the body of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in Virginia. It happened so quietly that even officials in the community where the cemetery is located had no idea until after the burial was over.
For a brief moment on Thursday the closest ‘really’ Lego set we have seen that resembles a ‘funeral’ theme was available on Ebay:
Tsarnaev’s remains were removed sometime before midnight Wednesday from the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors where his body has been since last Friday, a funeral home official said. The body was taken somewhere outside Massachusetts.
American Coach Sales proudly introduced two new funeral vehicles at the recent ICCFA convention in Tampa – the innovative Mercedes Sprinter Luxury Limousine and the 2013 Chrysler MK-300 Funeral Coach. The Mercedes Sprinter offers unparalleled versatility and a modern design while the Chrysler MK-300 provides a more traditional profile at an attractive price point.
An enemy whose body has been rejected by all the local cemeteries. A body that has no place to rest. And for good reason. Could you imagine the grave desecration that would occur? Could you imagine the curse that will reside over the cemetery that accepts a terrorist?
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has released the first-ever Spanish-language translation of the profession’s premier embalming text book “Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice” by Robert G. Mayer. “NFDA is pleased to provide funeral professionals who speak Spanish with an embalming textbook in their native language,” said NFDA Vice President of International Relations Deborah Andres. “This is the first text of its kind in Spanish and meets an important need in Central and South America and other parts of the world.”