The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has released its 2014 International Convention & Expo smartphone application, which serves as a comprehensive guide for this annual event. This year’s NFDA Convention will take place October 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn.
This structure will distinguish Wilbert Funeral Services as the only known ESOP in the funeral service industry and ensures continuation of the company as an independent entity with a solid focus on the industry.
I recently took my car to a local mechanic for a routine check-up. As most people do, I dropped the car off and asked the mechanic to call me at work once he was finished. Well, one hour later, he called and reported that I needed new rotors and brake pads. I paused for a minute and pondered what he told me. At that point, I responded and said, “Go ahead and replace the front rotors.” He said he would; however, he went on to say—“There is more!” By this time, my body started to instantly tense up and a wave of emotion started to overtake me.
Lawrence F. Moore, pictured above, was the long-time president and operator of the Chapel of the Chimes in California and was the most adamant cremationist of his time.
A funeral home company has sued the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for at least $250 million, alleging it was cheated out of a lease deal involving six Roman Catholic cemeteries. S.E. Funeral Homes of California Inc. alleges breach of contract, bad faith and unjust enrichment in the suit filed Monday in Superior Court.
During the 2014 Fall Management Conference, September 17-19 in Amelia Island, Florida, Jay Brammer, president of Gibraltar Remembrance Services in Indianapolis, Ind., was elected to serve as a trustee on ICCFA’s Educational Foundation Board.
Wilbert Funeral Services introduces The Forever ProgramSM, a themed commemoration package that ties together burial or urn vault carapace images with keepsakes to create a meaningful experience and remembrance for families.
America treats many subjects in a bafflingly schizoid manner, but none more so than death (well, maybe sex). We are a war culture that loves entertainment soaked in violence, both of the cartoonishly brutal and the strangely sanitized varieties. But we are grossly uncomfortable with confronting actual death.
Director On Call received the Diamond Plus Award for fifteen years of Award Winning Service!
These recommendations give guidance on the safe handling of human remains that may contain Ebola virus and are for use by personnel who perform postmortem care in U.S. hospitals and mortuaries.