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Top 20 Funeral News Articles Of 2012

December 11, 2012

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Top 20 Funeral News Articles Of 2012

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is almost over. So much has happen this year in the funeral profession. When we made our predictions for 2012 we highlighted three trends: Personalization, Online Funeral Planning and the Casket War. All three trends were very much front and center in 2012, but from the list of top 20 funeral news articles of 2012 it is clear that casket companies dominated the headlines.

In case you missed them, below are the Top 20 Funeral News Articles of 2012:

Top 20 Funeral News Articles Of 2012

1. [Exclusive] Batesville Has a Big Problem…Their Endura Vault Won’t Stay in The Ground [Picture]
2. 60 Minutes: “Final Resting Place” Story Turns Into 7:00 Minute SCI Bashing [VIDEO]
3. [Exclusive] Genesis Casket Executive Team Gone
4. Batesville Image was Fake, Photoshopped
5. 10 Burdens Funeral Directors Carry
6. Is Aurora Going to Sell to Batesville?
7. Who is in Control of Your Obituaries? Legacy.com Sold Two Weeks Ago
8. Aurora Casket Company Acquired by Kohlberg & Company [OFFICIAL]
9. WILBERT FUNERAL SERVICES, INC. ANNOUNCES LETTER OF INTENT TO ACQUIRE THE PIERCE FAMILY OF COMPANIES
10. Aurora Personnel Cuts?
11.Bad Funeral Home Advertisements
12. Genesis Casket Company CEO Resigns
13. Living in “The Dash” is getting Funeral Homes Fined $7,500
14. Funeral Directors…What Mom, My Friends, and Society Think I Do
15. Aurora Casket Company Sold, Announcement Expected Today
16. Aurora Pink Slips – Here Are the Positions Let Go
17. Batesville Personnel Cuts
18. Aurora Casket Releases Statement
19. The Real Reason the Cremation Rate is Rising
20. Bingo’s “Lick It List”