American Coach Sales proudly introduced two new funeral vehicles at the recent ICCFA convention in Tampa – the innovative Mercedes Sprinter Luxury Limousine and the 2013 Chrysler MK-300 Funeral Coach. The Mercedes Sprinter offers unparalleled versatility and a modern design while the Chrysler MK-300 provides a more traditional profile at an attractive price point.
An enemy whose body has been rejected by all the local cemeteries. A body that has no place to rest. And for good reason. Could you imagine the grave desecration that would occur? Could you imagine the curse that will reside over the cemetery that accepts a terrorist?
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has released the first-ever Spanish-language translation of the profession’s premier embalming text book “Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice” by Robert G. Mayer. “NFDA is pleased to provide funeral professionals who speak Spanish with an embalming textbook in their native language,” said NFDA Vice President of International Relations Deborah Andres. “This is the first text of its kind in Spanish and meets an important need in Central and South America and other parts of the world.”
Supporting Peter, Supporting Funeral Directors.
Exciting News! Funeral Finance, LLC is launching operations in Michigan. We are selecting seasoned funeral service professionals as Account Managers.
Frank Kaiser, president and CEO of Eagle’s Wings Air, said in a release Tuesday that his company is offering to facilitate the air transportation of the accused bomber’s remains out of the U.S. at no charge to the funeral home, Cambridge, or any taxpayers.
The cost of police details at this location is estimated to reach $30,000 by the end of today. The police department believes that the cost of public safety should be incurred by the funeral home.
Peter Stefan, the Massachusetts funeral director stuck with the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, has been tending to the forgotten, the forsaken and the flat-broke for years. He’s the undertaker for the unwanted.
Does a cemetery have a right to refuse the burial of a person’s body? What if it’s the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspecct Tamerlan Tsarnaev?
Celebrate National Nurses Week! Let your nurse know how he or she has impacted your life by sharing an image from these inspirational Pinterest boards.
The Funeral Rule establishes some basic requirements that apply to all funeral providers. Who’s considered a funeral provider? Any business that sells funeral goods and funeral services to the public, including funeral directors, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories, among other businesses.
With all the Boomer mania, there is an important issue that we are not talking about as an industry: Who is going to pay for the Boomers funeral?
What one might think of as the ultimate safe haven category has often proven vulnerable to wild market swings and scandals. Forecasts now call for steady growth, however.
Coleen, I heard you talk in your first article about “why” I should start a pet loss operation. You sold me! I’m ready to start my program. What do I do?