Wilbert’s Commemorating First Responders Program Honored to Serve 147 Fallen First Responder Families in 2013
The families of 147 fallen first responders were served in 2013 by Commemorating First Responders, a philanthropic program of Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI).
Graham will join fellow keynote speakers Archie Griffin, two-time Heisman award winner, and Scott Deming, customer service and branding expert, at this year’s Convention.
For Bloss, who loved fishing and being on the water, “I thought this was perfect,” Gladfelter said.
His only regret: “If I would have been able to find a place virtually overnight that would have made a banner that said ‘Gone fishing,’ that would have been really neat.”
Kevin Montroy, Founder and CEO of FrontRunner Professional, is pleased to announce that the company’s content writer, Kim Stacey, has been awarded a certification in Grief Counseling by the American Institute of Health Care Professionals.
Meanwhile the number of Facebook users in the 55+ age demographic exploded, seeing 80.4 percent growth from 2011 to 2013.
J. Chandler Altieri, Ed.D., President of the National Association of Colleges of Mortuary Science, announces that Wayne Cavender, CFSP of Dallas, TX has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the organization.
How many times have I heard “no, we don’t do/offer/provide that at our funeral home, our families wouldn’t like it.”
Think if this happened at a funeral home. People think funeral #selfies are disrespectful, what about deceased selfies?
The country would go crazy.
The funeral industry is too often known for its worst practitioners. The practitioners who take financial advantage of the bereaved in their most helpless state. Those who price gouge and exploit. Those who use the dark side of the Force.
Bill Keller’s op-ed for the New York Times about the most respectable way to die from cancer could be the subject of 100 great lessons in how not to write about human beings. Keller contrasts the case of his father-in-law, who died at age 79 with a stiff upper lip, with that of Lisa Boncheck Adams, a fortysomething mother of three with breast cancer, who has been blogging andtweeting about her treatment and experience with the disease for years