This is a call for women funeral industry professionals are interested in being involved with Shrouded: Women Who Work with the Dead, a book project.
Shrouded seeks to tell the story of the American female funeral director, trade embalmer, and mortician. This project began when I started writing about my sister, Lorene Murphy (of Ross Funeral Homes in Upstate New York), but I quickly realized that her story was just one of many that needed to be told.
Are you in danger of becoming irrelevant? Sometimes it’s easy to fall down that slippery slope. Countless funeral organizations have achieved this dubious distinction. These are the warning signs of becoming irrelevant
It is one of the most densely populated areas of the world and recognized as one of the world’s leading international financial centers. With a population of over 7.1 million, a skyline of glitzy skyscrapers, space in Hong Kong has increasingly become scarce. While developers are being pushed out of packed central locations, one London and Hong Kong-based architecture firm, known as BREADstudio has offered one solution for conserving property.
We often hear about “living wills” and many of us probably have a living will, but this guy is taking no chances that his would be misinterpreted.
Have you ever served the family of someone who had a tattoo like this?
NFDA honors the funeral homes that earn a Pursuit of Excellence Award during its annual International Convention & Expo. Award recipients are also recognized in NFDA’s monthly magazine, The Director, on NFDA’s website and in other communications.
There is a massive amount of heat being thrown around regarding this question! Everyone has an opinion and most have a good argument behind their stance.
But aside from a few who have been very outspoken what does the profession think as a whole?
When Teddy Roosevelt was 25 years old, his mother died of Typhoid fever, and 11 hours later his wife succumbed to kidney failure…this is his diary entry from that day.
Over 2,000 funeral professionals have increased their level of service without increasing their responsibilities with funeralOne’s breakthrough ecommerce solution, The Sympathy Store. The Sympathy Store is a free, done-for-you ecommerce plug-in that allows funeral firms to sell gifts and flowers directly on their website, earning up to 25% commission on every order.
In an official press release emailed out late Tuesday evening NFDMA President Gregory T. Burrell stated his outrage over the airing of the TLC reality show ‘Best Funeral Ever’.
Question: Is Alkaline Hydrolysis really a “Greener” Option?
Alkaline hydrolysis refers to a process by which human remains are broken down, or “dissolved,” using a combination of water and an alkali solution.