In the funeral profession QR codes were a hot topic late last year as if was found that Making Everlasting Memories (MeM) or should I say SCI has a patent on the specific placement and linking of QR codes from memorial products.
The old saying “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” couldn’t be more appropriate for the 2013 National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) International Convention & Expo, which will take place October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.
When we experience the death of a love one, it asks us to be willing to reach out to others, express ourselves and work through our grief with another. Yet, few of us are willing to be vulnerable, to the detriment of our grief work …
Butterflies, wagon trains, antique cars, brunch, slot machines, popcorn, and fireworks. What do these have in common? They are all elements of a good party. They are also elements of an appropriate memorial.
Terresa Shea found her career calling through an assignment on cemeteries during her junior year at Brockton High School.
How can we begin looking at funerals as events to be uniquely personalized? Well, here are some ideas to inspire you:
I think I can make a very strong case that funeral service as a profession makes a vital social contribution to society. For me that makes it a noble profession. Unfortunately, the profession doesn’t act with nobility as often as so many of us would wish.
What are some other things that can explode or cause damage during cremation? How about Fireworks, you should probably make sure fireworks don’t enter the crematorium!!!
For as long as ceremony has been an important part of death rite initiative, funeral directors have been community leaders in providing appropriate, beneficial and vital end of life services in any capacity requested. And, they continue to do so. It’s not news that American funeral services and ceremonies have changed dramatically.
On Sunday Caleb posted a link to a free Spotify playlist he compiled. The playlist includes 129 songs about death crowdsourced by the ‘Confessions of a Funeral Director’ community. The playlist in appropriately named ‘Death Melodies’.