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Messenger Acquires Epitech; the Expression Guest Registry Company

June 19, 2013

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Messenger Acquires Epitech; the Expression Guest Registry Company

AUBURN, Indiana, June 17, 2013 – Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional innovative solutions to funeral providers, Kevin Keane, President of Messenger announced today that Messenger has completed its acquisition of Epitech; the Expression Guest Registry Company.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Expression Guest Registry to the Messenger family of products,” said Keane.  “Expression Guest Registry has emerged as a leading digital guest registry provider.  Their cohesive registry solution combined with our commitment to product and service excellence creates limitless options for the future.”

Bob Hoaglund, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Messenger, adds, “We strive to offer solutions that can help funeral homes offer an even better experience to the families they serve.  This easy to use technology coupled with our fine stationery products is the perfect combination to help families easily acknowledge and stay connected to those who reached out to them in their time of need.”


The guest registry system is built for the iPad platform and is the only digital registry solution available directly from the Apple App store.  Focusing on the funeral guest experience, it provides an easy and efficient means of digital registration and results in professional looking registration products that can be printed at the funeral home.  Families benefit by receiving clean, legible registration products and a more efficient way to send acknowledgement cards.

Michael Kane, funeral director and founder of Expression Guest Registry has joined the Messenger sales management team.  “I am delighted to join the Messenger team and incorporate the Expression Guest Registry into their exceptional product lineup all the while continuing to do what I am passionate about and that is helping funeral providers” said Kane.

To learn more about the Expression Guest Registry system, please contact Messenger at 1-800-827-5151.