StoneMor Partners L.P. today announced the acquisition of Virginia based Forest Lawn Cemetery for approximately $5 million in cash. Forest Lawn, located in Richmond, Virginia, currently handles an average of more than 500 interments per year and is expected to continue to operate under the Forest Lawn name.
My Gift of Grace is a game that helps families and friends talk about death and dying …
The 2013 session of ICCFA University drew a record attendance of 195 students to the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis July 19-24 in Memphis, Tenn. ICCFA University is a five-day, intensive educational program of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. For five days, attendees are immersed in a specialty area of their choosing…
This Christian monument will be much larger than the Great Pyramids at Giza and Cholula, making it the largest religious edifice ever built.
The merger of Halcyon Funeral Management Software, coupled with the professional services of Sara Gard, the founder of Halcyon, will allow FrontRunner to have the profession’s only web-based, completely integrated website, marketing, personalization and management software, all in one single data entry system.
As we looked at these images we couldn’t help but think of the parallels this photo series has with the works of a great embalmer.
I don’t think I have ever talked to a funeral director who wasn’t stressed. So here is a little Wednesday downer – check out below ‘how your job is slowly killing you’…
I’ve had conversations like this before but never with a funeral director. Remember those edgy Just Cremation ads, that was her. And you won’t believe the response the ads have created in her community.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jill Karn as Chief Operating Officer. In her position, Karn will oversee the operations and overall strategic direction of all Pierce Mortuary Colleges, including Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, TX; Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, GA; and Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville IN.
NewBridge Group (www.NewBridgeGroup.com), one of the nation’s leading funeral industry succession planners, is happy to announce that Paul Haarer has joined the firm as Managing Director.