Rumors of a television show featuring specialized coffins and real-life casket makers have been circling in the world of entertainment for a couple of years. The reality, however, could begin in the near future.
Have you heard of Millionaire Casket? Well they are making a push to be the casket distributed by every casket company in the USA.
A new partnership between the National Hospice Foundation and Tributes.com provides a simple way for family members to direct memorial donations to NHF.
No, we don’t think funeral homes should keep using typewriters, but we do feel that some funeral homes are embracing technology before they have the right plan in place. This horror story is the perfect example.
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.
Remember the Just Cremation ads that featured the old naked couple? The funeral home and marketing firm behind those ads have teamed up again to create job opening ads for the funeral home. Most tradional funeral directors in the U.S. will hate them.
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.
Trigard is always excited to share new ideas at national conventions. This fall will be no exception. Trigard will unveil its new complete cast bronze recrafting program during the 2013 NFDA Convention and Expo in Austin.
In my opinion, much of the curriculum is still geared toward the traditional funeral service even though the percentage of those choosing cremation for final disposition has risen to 44% in 2013, per CANA.
Chanel Reynolds, the amazing widow activist from Get Your Shit Together suggested that the two of us do a panel together at SXSW 2014 about what we call the “Death Space.”