When the comedian David Brenner died earlier this year, obituaries reported that he’d asked to be buried with $100 in small bills, “just in case tipping is recommended where I’m going. Brenner is not the first celebrity to challenge the conventional wisdom of “you can’t take it with you.” Here are nine more:
There really isn’t a perfect time to get over a loved one. The Wall Street Journal’s Elizabeth Bernstein reported in November of last year that men and women take different lengths of time to get over a lost loved one. Men and women both seek new loves at different points once their relationships end, but some never forget the love they have for the one they lost.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges (PMC) is pleased to announce two key additions to its management team. Donald G. Madelung has been appointed Vice President and will provide support to the overall administration of the colleges and work primarily with the Admissions and Financial Aid Departments. Madelung has served on the PMC Board of Directors since 2012 and has a deep background in postsecondary education leadership and consulting.
If you want to grow your audience and funeral home business, Facebook advertising needs to be part of the plan. It’ll cost you, but the ROI on Facebook ads is, no doubt, the best bang for your advertising buck when compared to other forms of traditional or online advertising. Here are some reasons why FB ads are a good idea:
Sure, you may not plan your next vacation destination based on which famous cemetery you can see while you’re there, but a visit to any of the following cemeteries is sure to be worth your while.
If you had one last message to send…what would it be? For many, when dealing with an imminent or sudden loss of a family member, the words can be hard to find. Entrepreneur Kelly Lassaline, has found a way that technology can help people leave their goodbyes.
1. Learn to spot the telltale signs of an ill-fitting jacket. If the shoulder has a divot, the coat is too wide; if it forms an X shape when buttoned, it’s too snug. 2. Remember it’s always acceptable to fasten the middle button on either a two- or three-button jacket.
One Room Funeral Webcasting announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Innovations will explore One Room Funeral Webcasting (One Room), which allows funeral services to be webcast across the Internet to family members and friends who cannot be physically present.
Pierce introduces their NXT™ line of cucumber-melon scented embalming fluids to address the annoying formaldehyde odors in the prep room and lingering on the clothing of those who work in the prep room. The revolutionary Pierce NXT fluids combine a blend of scents and penetrating agents that result in pleasant-to-use products without compromising effectiveness.
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) has named its 2014 KIP (Keeping It Personal) Award winners, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery and funeral service profession. Created by the ICCFA Personalization Committee, the KIP program honors recipients in five categories: Best Practices/Personal Touch; Most Personalized Service/Memorial; Events; Innovative Personalized Product (suppliers only); and Most Personalized Pet Service/Memorial.