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Life Celebration, Inc. Hires Design and Marketing Manager

June 9, 2014

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Life Celebration, Inc. Hires Design and Marketing Manager

Shannon Cummings-Plotkin to promote brand and member network

NORTH WALES, PALife Celebration, Inc., a growing community of funeral homes that embrace a systematic approach to creating memorable and meaningful funeral experiences for families, recently hired Shannon Cummings-Plotkin as design and marketing manager.  Plotkin will work to expand the Life Celebration brand as well as assist member funeral homes in leveraging Life Celebration in their local communities.

“Shannon brings a wealth of customer service and communications experience to this recently-created role at Life Celebration,” said Gerry Givnish, President of Life Celebration.   “And while her main focus will be on marketing the Life Celebration brand, we plan to utilize her talents in other areas of the company as well.”

Cummings-Plotkin is a graduate of Holy Family University in Philadelphia with a degree in English and Communications.  Since graduating from Holy Family, she has worked in the retail sector in various sales and customer service roles.

“Shannon is a welcomed addition to our organization and our marketing team”, explained Jim Cummings, Vice President and Chief Experience Officer at Life Celebration.  “She will work with our two outside marketing resources, DISRUPT Media and Weigel Strategic Marketing, to effectively leverage the Life Celebration brand.”

“This position is a perfect opportunity for me since it involves my two passions – writing and funeral service,” commented Plotkin-Cummings.  “Growing up in a funeral home has provided me with a unique experience that will serve me well in this position.”

To get more information about the Life Celebration program or to schedule a visit to the Life Celebration facility, send an email to [email protected] or call 888-887-3782.  You can also visit

About Life Celebration Inc.:  Founded by funeral directors Gerry Givnish and Jim Cummings, Life Celebration is a comprehensive system solution that provides funeral professionals and their staffs with the capability, processes and environment to stage meaningful experiences that transforms the passing of a family’s loved one from a “death-centric” occurrence to a “life-centric” event to help create new revenue streams and growth opportunities for the funeral home.  For more information, call 888.887.3782 or visit