Most of us plan in life – wedding preparations, higher education costs, vacations and other life events. However, the majority of Americans do not plan for their own funeral arrangements. A 2010 survey conducted by the National Funeral Directors Association found that only 25 percent of adults have made arrangements for their own funeral. However, 66 percent of adults indicated that they would choose to arrange their own funeral service.
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American Coach Sales will exhibit a new Mercedes Benz Sprinter Limousine model at the 2015 NFDA show. The new design incorporates the same aesthetic, economical and environmentally friendly features as its larger counterpart, only in a smaller footprint.
H.S. Eckels and Company (“Eckels”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Quatic Industries (“Quatic”) effective September 1, 2015.
Quatic Industries is a world class chemical blending, packaging and manufacturing company.
Countless books and academic articles have been written on the question of why we memorialize the dead. That question is one that inspires what we do here at Qeepr. We memorialize to preserve lives after death, to share stories and to collectively or privately work through grief. Today people visit memorials for any number of reasons. Some have been directly affected by what is being memorialized, many come for the educational aspects and others are simply are curious about what they represent.
There are three things you can usually (but not always) control in Google search results for your website and social profiles and pages: the title, page URL and description.
ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the only funeral exclusive answering service, introduced a new Enterprise Text Message System to enhance communication between ASD and on-call directors. This option allows the company to automatically dispatch text messages to clients more rapidly.
The death of an elderly former housewife normally does not make the news beyond her hometown. But when Dorothy McElhaney died on Aug. 8 at age 104, her obituary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch demanded attention. “It pains me to admit it, but apparently, I have passed away,” the 1,300-word message began. After sharing memories of her Missouri childhood of pie suppers and square dances, she ended with some advice.
Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has launched the nation’s newest cremation provider, Right Choice Cremation, in Ocala, FL and Aiken, SC. Families have the convenience of making and paying for their cremation arrangements for themselves or a loved one online at www.rightchoicecremation.com where they can chat live with a cremation specialist or they may visit the Right Choice facility.
We may still be a few months out from Halloween, but that’s not stopping a terrifying, haunting figure from floating around the funeral profession. No, we’re not talking about spirits, ghosts, or any of the other frightening beings that families think wander around the halls of your funeral home. We’re talking about something much scarier. A cold, hard fact about our profession that should scare the daylights out of you…