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.
There’s this misconception among a lot of funeral directors that families will think it’s ridiculous if we do something a little “odd” for their funeral. Yes, there were snarky remarks and jaws dropping during “Best Funeral Ever”, but did you pay attention to the funeral guests’ reaction during the service? People were laughing, celebrating and smiling… NOT crying or sulking in a corner over the death.
“ASD’s Virtual Tour is a true representation of our business. Funeral Directors want to know where their calls are being answered and want to feel confident that their answering service will protect their calls 24/7,” said ASD Vice President and Family-Member Owner Kevin Czachor. “Our Virtual Tour is another example of how ASD has redefined the role of an answering service for funeral homes by offering unmatched transparency. Directors have added peace of mind because they can see that the redundancies we have in place here are second to none.”
Zach Sobiech, of Lakeland, Minnesota, doesn’t go far without his guitar in tow. Facing months to live, 17-year-old Zach is turning to music – writing and performing songs as a way to say goodbye to his friends and family.