Dan Jansen, Olympic gold medalist and NBC speed skating analyst, the will deliver the closing keynote presentation at the ICCFA Annual Convention.
The 80-year-old great-grandmother collected more than 86,000 followers after her great-grandson Zach Belden started an account for her in January as a way to support Simpson’s battle with cancer.
What Will Your Eulogy Say About You? Your eulogy will never sound like a resume. With cameos by will.i.am, Kristen Bell, Bon Jovi, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Munn, and Ellen Burstyn.
StoneMor Partners L.P. announced today that it was the successful bidder to purchase 9 funeral homes, 12 cemeteries and 2 crematories in Central Florida, North Carolina, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Virginia from Service Corporation International.
It is often said that death is a cycle whereupon the body, carbon and a person’s essence are returned to the earth. What this maxim forgets to include is 6 billion tons of concrete, 800,000 gallons of Formaldehyde, and enough wood in one year to build 4.6 million single family homes! In fact, you could drive almost 4,800 miles on the energy used to cremate one person! There is a lot of steel, wood, cement and fuel needed to accommodate the over 3.5 million deaths in North America each and every year.
Fred Phelps died. A couple days ago, we learned that the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church – infamous for its hate filled rhetoric and base propaganda tactics – was dying; a fact that produced a number of us to reflect on Phelps’ life and feel some sense of satisfaction knowing that it was coming to an end.
A mother added this sand to her sons grave, so that his brother could play with him when they visit.
Security National Life is pleased to welcome two new Market Sales Managers: Jason Harris in East Texas, and Blake Coker in North-Central Texas. Mr. Harris and Mr. Coker will be instrumental in helping grow their preneed presence in Texas.
I found this great Facebook video shared by Preneed Funeral Program yesterday – after watching it I found myself sporting a huge smile. See my selfie below for proof!
I felt compelled to share this real life event for a few reasons. First, just plain human empathy for this family and so many others finding themselves in this very position. Living day to day, struggling to make ends meet. When death or another catastrophic event occurs, all of life’s regular problems are magnified for these folks.