Like it or not, death is a fact of life. And as such, it’s also the inspiration for a lot of successful (albeit unusual) business ventures.
Here are seven businesses that cater to the uncommon needs of the dead:
For one father, a simple headstone isn’t enough to honor his fallen son, a Navy veteran.
Standing Rock Cemetery contends Fred Molai is breaking the rules with 8-foot high poles bearing large photographs, which are part of an elaborate shrine at the grave of his adult son.
Many communities have turned a blind eye to what goes on inside funeral homes, as many people prefer not to know the ins and out of the business. In addition, grieving customers in need of funeral goods and services may not be in a healthy state of mind to make financial decisions.
H.S. Eckels and Company is pleased to announce the appointment of José Luis Moreno to the Eckels sales representative team
Pierce Mortuary Colleges Board Chair Joseph U. Suhor, III announces a new Board of Trustees. The trustees are:
Trigard proudly awarded two $250 scholarships to Ivy Tech students Kelly Alvarez, a mortuary science student at Ivy Tech Community College in East Chicago, Ill, and Megan Valdes, a mortuary science student at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Ind.
The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories (IAOPCC) has announced a worldwide Accreditation Program for Pet Crematory facilities, the first and only Accreditation Program ever to be established for the pet aftercare industry.
Good Grief is a short stop motion animated documentary that explores the lessons we learn from dealing with grief and loss. Five real people share their true stories of losing something precious and what it has taught them about living.
Mr. Carrillo attributes his success as an owner and manager to his participation in the funeral profession’s primary professional associations; in fact he is the only owner to be a member of the profession’s three most exclusive associations: