Two Wisconsin National Guard members were dropped from a funeral honor unit and no longer have full-time jobs with the Guard after a photo of soldiers clowning around near an empty, flag-draped coffin appeared on social media sites, a spokesman said. Spc. Terry Harrison and Sgt. Luis Jimenez were suspended in February after veterans and others expressed outrage about the photo.
I am a 19 year old kid and a new funeral director about to meet with one of the first families of my career, and I receive some direct instructions from my supervising FDIC. He is clear and firm and says to me, “David, whatever you do, do not let them bring a bunch of stuff in to the visitation or do anything like that…we don’t do that stuff here. We are a traditional funeral home and we do things the right way here. Besides, the church won’t want us to bring a bunch of pictures and things there either.”
A little short on rent? Bank threatening to take your car? Well, if you’re not using your spleen at the moment, you could get just over $500 for it. Not enough? How about putting your gallbladder on the market for $1,200 or being able to drop a large down payment on your dream house by letting a kidney go for $262,000?
See what your body is worth using the infographic below!
There are so many ways to die early. What follows is a list of activities, from the ordinary to the extraordinary, and your chances of dying from them.
Some funeral companies are spending upwards of $50 per day to acquire Facebook Page likes – what they don’t know is a majority of these are fake and they are wasting hundreds of dollars.
Below we discuss how to avoid paying for fake Facebook followers and how to acquire real targeted followers that will engage.
This is a problem more female funeral directors have then their male counterparts – teary eyes equals black mascara runs across your cheeks.
Last week we posted a question about waterproof make-up originally asked by The Blonde Morticia on her popular facebook page – the question was well received by our female readers so we went in search of a real-world article that reviewed waterproof mascara.
We found a review of four waterproof mascaras published on ELLE.com, you can check it out below:
In what could be a first-of-its-kind case in Florida, a state appeals court Wednesday weighed into a burial dispute and said the cremated remains of a man are not “property” under law.
If you’ve ever wondered what you’re most likely to die from at any given time, check out this data visualization posted to Reddit by UCanDoEat.
The 2010 data is from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (check out their website for an interactive version of the chart), and it provides an interesting look into the most common causes of death for different age brackets.
John Firestone, past Chairman of the Board of Pierce, first made the announcement to Pierce employees, citing the solid transition that Lance Ray has helped foster since the acquisition.
Ray, who has overseen steady sales growth through a strengthened sales force, points to the support of the sales team and the entire Pierce staff as key to company’s continued success.
An American Soldier…A Memorial Day Story.
I share this real life event because Memorial Day is upon us…yes, it’s great to have a day off Monday going to the beach, cooking out, playing golf or just plain resting. But the day is really to remember sacrifices of those that gave their all for us.