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.
Newspapers, sit up and take notice – Memorial Post launched today and they have your obituary business squarely in its crosshairs. It’s a platform that’s international in scope and allows users to easily create online memorials that put the newspapers’ Legacy.com versions to shame.
It’s a scenario you hope will never happen on a flight: your seatmate suddenly nods off, his head on your shoulder. You try to shift. He won’t wake up. And then you discover: Your seatmate is dead.
Builders and plumbers want to cut corners by taking their final journey in a white van, while farmers fancy a send-off on a horse-drawn cart, tractor or even a specially manufactured Land Rover hearse and matching limousine.