The way we die has changed a lot in recent years. Families, squeezed by a weak economy that ate away at retirement and savings, choose cheaper options or can’t pay at all.
Jim Price and Steve Shaffer have re-signed their positions as executive vice presidents of Foundation Partners Group – the company they helped found just over three years ago.
FrontRunner announced today that its exclusive software distribution agreement with Matthews International will be replaced with a non-exclusive distribution arrangement.
Obituaries are generally written to commemorate the life of the recently deceased. Whoever scripted the life and times of Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick apparently missed that point when marking her passing.
Go to a nursing home and kiss everyone. When you learn someone’s name, share their patron saint’s story, and their feast day, so they can celebrate. Invite new friends to Thanksgiving dinner. If they are from another country and you have trouble understanding them, learn to “listen with an accent.”
We were emailed last week about the launch of ‘Resting Here’, a smartphone app that helps you locate the resting place of your loved one through GPS. Once the smart phone app gets you to within 5 meters of the Resting Place a “pop up” will appear on the screen of your smart phone that reads “Tap for Memories”.
RIP: Reminded today & every day. We will never forget 9.11.01. Old Glory Hearse by McGuinness Funeral Home
Swedish firm Pause Ljud & Bild has announced their CataCombo Sound System caskets, which come equipped with two-way speakers and a Spotify account to stream music into the grave.
Rumors of a television show featuring specialized coffins and real-life casket makers have been circling in the world of entertainment for a couple of years. The reality, however, could begin in the near future.