Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service, is pleased to welcome MedPro Disposal to the company’s Rewards Program. The ASD Rewards Program, which has generated more than $90,000 in discounts for ASD clients, was created to help funeral professionals reduce their expenses while working with top-rate companies in the funeral profession.
Ohio funeral home honors many unique funeral requests like a humorous prank funeral or a loved one’s cremated remains packed into a firecracker but draws the line on illegal requests like a topless carwash funeral.
The social media network announced Friday it is changing its restrictions to access “memorialized” pages, so they will now be visible to everyone the user opened their profile to before they died.
Previously, only friends of the deceased user were able to view their pages and content, regardless of whether the privacy settings were set to public. Now, Facebook says it “will maintain the visibility of a person’s content as-is.”
She notes here that she has specific wishes when it comes to her death. “I’m not going to be cremated, uses up too much energy and gives off too many toxins, nor do I want to be in a coffin. Just dump me in a hole and let me morph into whatever as quickly as possible.”
Kilmartin’s tweets hit all of the stages of grief. There’s sadness of course. And there’s love. And due to Kilmartin’s nature, there’s humor.
Here’s a sample of some of her tweets:
Last week’s Circuit Court Reversal regarding the Pennsylvania Funeral Licensing Law probably caused some champagne corks to fly in Harrisburg. But this “victory” begets the question: “What Have We Done To Ourselves?” Funeral Service’ legacy of “circling the wagons and shooting inward” is about to bite us big time and we keep fighting old battles while the world passes us by. I hesitated to write this opinion but then concluded that it is not only my fight but everyone’s, regardless of state, who views this business as a true profession.
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) and the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) announced a new partnership to present cremation education at a variety of locations around the country. Together, ICCFA and CANA will offer two types of cremation training: the one-day ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification Program and the one-day CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program™ (CANA COCP™).
As part of FrontRunner’s efforts to provide clients with everything they require from a Technology Partner, an in-house, certified Search Engine Optimization (SEO) team is now in place to offer an extensive range of services. The specialists will focus on boosting website traffic and increasing the online visibility of our clients’ websites.
New York has always taken fashion very seriously and twice a year the city is pleasantly hijacked by the fashion industry. Tents go up around Manhattan, designers showcase their brilliant (often outlandish) creations, and thousands watch to see not only the fashion forecast but also who gets the coveted front row seats.
Homesteaders Life Company chief executive Graham J. Cook will retire at the end of February and COO Stephen R. Lang will become the company’s ninth president in its 108-year history. This succession plan was approved by the company’s Board of Directors and announced last year. Cook remains chairman through February 2015.