An opal miner with a bushy beard and muddy boots, Ormie Molyneux lifted the dead woman’s thick body and placed it gently in a satin-lined coffin. His son, Timbo, helped. Then they picked up the polished lid and carefully pressed it shut.
“We are a very goal-oriented firm and we knew our social media partner had to be committed to delivering on the metrics we established,” commented Todd Capps of the McDougald Funeral Home, Cemeteries and Cremation Services. “Not only has DISRUPT Media helped us deliver on every metric we set, but they have done it in a way that’s fun and doesn’t seem like work.”
When funeral home owners need advice and best practices for running their business, who do they look to for expertise? Fellow funeral home owners.
If there’s one thing today’s families appreciate the most when it comes to funeral services, it’s personalization.
They don’t want to plan or attend a memorial service that could feel like it’s honoring just anyone; they want to know they’re honoring and remembering their loved one, in an appropriate and heartfelt way.
People throughout Marion County have been invited to stop by Highland Memorial Park from dawn until dusk daily to share their thoughts and memories. The 4-foot by 8-foot banner will remain at the cemetery through June 30.
If you are reading this article, you are probably aware of a significant truth:
Many people are questioning the value of and the need for funerals!
If there was ever a time to be reminded of WHY you do what you do related to creating meaningful funeral experiences for those you serve, it is RIGHT NOW!
Funeral directors, florists and pastors are offering to do whatever it takes to ensure the 49 killed in the nation’s deadliest mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub have a proper celebration of life.
A death care giant looks to shovel more money in its Texas facilities.
Houston-based Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) plans to invest $40.9 million in facilities across the Lone Star State, including Houston, according to a release. The company is the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in North America and operates Dignity Memorial.
The Funeral Rule requires basic disclosure of prices and prevents egregious tactics that exploit mourners. The Rule also compels funeral homes to tell consumers they have the right to buy only the goods and services they want; undertakers may not force you to buy an all-inclusive package.
Here are a few live clips from the opening reception Tuesday night. Make sure you ‘Like’ and ‘follow’ the FUNERAL Nation Facebook Page for notification when the show is broadcasting LIVE!