An Oklahoma City K-9 police dog was laid to rest on August 28 with full honors after being stabbed to death by a burglary suspect on August 24. Kye was three-years-old. The funeral was open to the public and attracted broad support from the community, along with other canine handlers and their partners from across the state.
There’s nothing unusual about planning for death. Lots of people write a will and some even set aside money to cover their funeral costs. That’s sensible. But in Japan, preparing for one’s end has turned into a macabre craze.
The owners of a Chicago funeral home are offering to pay rent for a year to provide a home for the family of a Jackie Robinson West Little League player, after learning they are homeless.
“Modern Cremation Urns” as seen in the Fresh Pond Crematory, Long Island, New York, in 1896.
Who knew that this blog post would be such an exercise in self-reflection? It’s weird to calm my brain down for a few minutes and pause to think about mistakes and mis-steps I’ve made since the inception of my business
This is an interesting question we saw on Facebook yesterday posted by Life Celebration, Inc. They asked ‘Do you give each family a gift and what is your go-to gift?’ You can see the post below.
Going out on your first job interview can be stressful. The clothing you wear to the interview shouldn’t be. For guys, there’s just one appropriate thing to wear: A suit.
American Coach Sales will proudly exhibit the upgraded Mercedes Benz Sprinter at the 2014 NFDA show. The MB Sprinter has been redesigned to be safer and more economical, environmentally friendly as well as more attractive than ever.
Alan Creedy, chief strategist at Creedy & Company, announced the latest in his Blue Ocean Tour series of highly participatory workshops for Death Care practitioners. This two day summit, intended for those seeking a new and better approach to running a funeral home in today’s complex world, will be held October 28 – 30 in Arizona.
So last week as I was leading a procession from the funeral home to the cemetery, I took notice of some of the thoughts that went through my head during the journey. So now I’m going to share with you all the top 5 thoughts I have when I lead a funeral procession.