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On a sunny Saturday in July, Rachel Wolf was preparing for the day she always dreamed of, complete with wedding gown, makeup, and guests. But there was one thing missing: a groom.
Not long ago I was part of a group studying the challenges of recruitment in the funeral profession. I was stunned to hear the “table talk” of practicing funeral directors. Our conversations centered around why people wouldn’t want to be funeral directors…
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association has retained Poul Lemasters, Esq., to be its Cremation Programs Coordinator. He has been one of the coaches in ICCFA’s Cremation Coaching Center (www.cremationcoach.com) since it was launched in 2009. In his new role, he will work as an independent contractor with ICCFA staff, and with industry speakers and consultants in the development of training and arrangement programs.
The latest edition of The Funeral Director’s Guide to Statistics is a must-have for any death-care professional seeking to understand the changing dynamics of the marketplace. The 2013 edition features the most up-to-date statistical information in the industry, and provides you with tools and knowledge to better understand buying trends, what services families want most and more.
A union official said a Chicago funeral home company is using the court system as a public relations tool with trumped up allegations against striking workers.
For those struggling to let go, a South Florida funeral home is offering a new way to keep your loved ones close.
Palm Beach Memorial Park in Lantana will deliver and install engraved granite monuments, benches or statues to create a personalized “cremation estate” on your property, for about the same price as a similar set-up at its cemetery.
As cremation rates continue to grow, these at-home estates are just the latest innovation for an industry that also turns ashes into diamond jewelry to wear or packs them into fireworks shells for a brilliant display.
“While someone may think these are goofy ideas, someone else may love it,” said Mike Nicodemus, vice president of cremation services for the National Funeral Directors Association, adding that he’s never heard of another American funeral home promoting at-home memorial gardens.
The judge on Friday declined to grant a temporary restraining order against Teamsters Local 727 Union accused of harassing grieving families while picketing during an ongoing strike.
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