Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jill Karn as Chief Operating Officer. In her position, Karn will oversee the operations and overall strategic direction of all Pierce Mortuary Colleges, including Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, TX; Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, GA; and Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville IN.
NewBridge Group (www.NewBridgeGroup.com), one of the nation’s leading funeral industry succession planners, is happy to announce that Paul Haarer has joined the firm as Managing Director.
Seniors citizens in the United States are finally jumping on the social media bandwagon. This year, 43% of Americans over 65 use at least one social networking site, compared with 26% in 2010 and 1% in 2008.
[Video] A Couple’s Emotional Story Of Carrying An Unborn Child With Conditions Incompatible With Life
In 2008, Angie Smith and her husband Todd learned through ultrasound that their fourth daughter had conditions making her incompatible with life.
As a result of the public outcry, many physicians developed and instituted quite a bizarre arsenal of diagnostic procedures for verifying death. Preventing mistaken burial became a top priority, as well as a marketing gimmick.
Now thanks to Elysium Space, we’ve reached a new milestone in burial tech, offering you your own funeral in space for just under $2,000.
Significant gaps are expected to open up between companies that actively transform their operations for the coming digital economy and those that stick to business as usual, according to a new study released today.
But parties/funerals come at a price … and the company that threw grandma’s final shindig claims the grand total was more than $150,000, and Rihanna paid only about a quarter of that and refused to pay more.
Last winter I heard about a traditional funeral home that had successfully repurposed its facilities and actually discovered that it could apply its expertise at coordinating funerals to a variety of other functions as well. So, I went to see it and got my socks knocked off. I want to take you there.