Robert L. “Robby” Bates, CFSP, CCO, of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas, was installed as president of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) during its 2013 International Convention & Expo, which took place October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.
We can’t thank ASD – Answering Service for Directors, enough for this great gift. It was unexpected and means a lot.
The worst thing that every happened at one of our funerals, happened a little over three years ago, during a combination snow and ice storm. We were holding a funeral at an old Catholic church.
THE owners of lizards, alpacas, guinea pigs and rats are spending $1500 for pet grief specialists as mourning families do away with backyard burials for the religious traditions of a human send-off.
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company (FDLIC) is proud to announce a groundbreaking, multi-faceted venture with San Francisco, CA based Passare, Inc. (Passare.com), a vertical end-to-end SaaS (Software as a Service) platform that facilitates the end-of-life management process and is poised to revolutionize the funeral and death care industry.
The group is concerned that the merger will result in the cancellation of a contract between Stewart-owned funeral home Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home and the Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington.
“Want to grow? Come see what’s new at Trigard.” That’s how Trigard challenged funeral professionals for the 2013 NFDA Convention and Expo in Austin—and attendees weren’t disappointed. Trigard unveiled two new products: the Serenity® Infant/Child Remembrance Bear Ceremony and cast bronze recrafting service.
The Corporation des thanatologues du Québec (CTQ) and Cremation Association of North America (CANA) are proud to announce a partnership to bring French language crematory operations training to Canada. The two associations will collaborate to translate the CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program curriculum and materials into French and train instructors to deliver the certification program in the classroom.
The company is contracting with commercial space transportation companies such as Orbital Sciences and SpaceX, Civeit told SPACE.com, and the first launch is slated for summer 2014 from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Koch Funeral Home in State College, Pennsylvania is not only celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, Owner & President, Glenn Fleming is the winner of the “Extreme Funeral Home Makeover Online Edition!”