James McConnell died last month aged 70 and staff at his care home in Southsea, Hampshire, were concerned they would be the only people at his funeral.
But word spread after messages were posted on Facebook about the funeral at Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth.
The Reverend Bob Mason thanked mourners for their kindness.
Expression Guest Registry, Green Bay, WI, announces the release of Expression 2.0, introducing two new functions: Guest Memory and Multi-services
Anna Lamb-Creasey’s son had disappeared without a trace. She called hospitals and jails. She waited for days and then weeks and then a month, desperate for a sign of life. She posted to his Facebook page: “Rickie where are you? Love mom.”
Bios Urn is a biodegradable urn made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose and inside it contains the seed of a tree. Once your remains have been placed into the urn, it can be planted and then the seed germinates and begins to grow.
Being that blunt objects aren’t allowed at funerals, I’ve had to learn the art of professional speak. Professional speak in the funeral business is the art of saying what you want to say without really saying it.
Imagine if, in the midst of this chaos, you had to find a funeral home in your local area and arrange to have a loved one picked up. Imagine if, after finally finding a working phone, you call your local funeral home and hear a fast busy signal.
‘LivesOn’ will let users pursue ‘life after death’ on their social media profiles, letting the deceased communicate with loved ones. LivesOn will keep posting after you kick the bucket, following the example of the DeadSocial platform.
Sure, it’s just a prank and mildly inappropriate, but do you think this kind of prank/advertisement could work for a real funeral home?
Why should funeral homes/funeral directors care that women are the primary controller of social media conversation?
That’s an easy answer: 65-75 percent of death care shoppers are women and slightly over 80 percent of funeral planning begins online.
In what’s believed to be the first case of its kind, the same-sex spouse of a member of the military will be buried in a national cemetery.