The LeMoyne Crematory, pictured above, held the distinction of being the only Crematory in the country from its inception in 1876 when America’s first cremation took place, until 1884. At that time, after twenty-five Cremations had been performed in the facility – one of which was that of Dr. LeMoyne himself
With appreciation, Funeral Service Foundation Executive Director, Kathy Wisnefski, announced yesterday that Matthews International pledged a major gift of $200,000 in support of the Foundation’s mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community.
The news of the shutdown was delivered to employees on a conference call Tuesday by members of the Genesis executive team and board members from Genesis’ parent company Gestamp Corporation.
Cotrell Funeral Service and Southern Missouri Crematory Partners with Premier Funeral Management Group
NewBridge Group, a Mergers & Acquisition Consultants firm based in Atlanta, facilitated a partnership between Premier Funeral Management Group (PFMG) and Cotrell Funeral Service & Southern Missouri Crematory on May 20, 2014.
Beyond hearing the details of the removal and eventual cremation of Mr. Duncan, you’ll learn practical lessons and tips for planning in your own business.
Krause Funeral Homes Selects Passare End-of-Life Management Platform to Improve Family Online Experiences
Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced that Milwaukee-based Krause Funeral Homes has selected the company’s End-of-Life Management Platform to help enhance family experiences, serve new families, and make planning and managing a funeral more convenient and simple for funeral directors, families, and guests.
Every year, funeral professionals fill the NFDA Convention seminar rooms to hear experts and leaders discuss the latest advances and ideas shaping our profession. Last week, directors had an opportunity to learn about everything from funeral marketing tips, to forensic anthropology to building relationships with hospice workers. The 2014 convention also offered several new and interesting classes on fresh topics like green burials and social media.
Did you know that nearly 50% of consumers age 60 and over are Veterans or married to Veterans? Or that more than 46% of deaths in America went through hospice care? Today, consumers over the age of 50 are the largest growing segment online and on social media
Last week Jeff Chancellor, CFSP, Director of Education, Training and Research for Eckels provided us with a great article about what funeral homes should think about when planning for Ebola. On monday Jeff did a skype interview with us to answer some more hard-hitting questions around the growing topic of Ebola preparation.
The National Funeral Directors Association Recognizes FrontRunner Professional with the 2014 NFDA Innovation Award
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) presented FrontRunner Professional with the 2014 NFDA Innovation Award during the association’s International Convention & Expo, which took place October 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn. The company was recognized for its product, Total Business Solution.