African American Grief

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Burns Garfield Funeral Home

Burns-Garfield Funeral Homeis in its 5th generation of funeral service to the families of Syracuse, Fayetteville, Manlius and Dewitt, New York. They are committed to offering their families first class ...

E. Harper & Son: Optimism and Embracing Opportunities Are Key To Their Success

E Harper and Son Funeral Home has a rich history of serving the community of New Haven, Indiana for the past 125 years. In March of this year, Tony Colson ...

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Bio – Response Solutions

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Batesville Website Technology

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Industry Alerts

FuneralTech Announces Cloud Based Management System

Same look and feel, accessible anywhere. Kingston, Ontario – FuneralTech has just launched their industry leading management system on the cloud.  The MiMS program that thousands of funeral directors have come to know and love is now being launched on the cloud.  Cloud Based MiMS has all of the features that the desktop version offers […]

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American Coach Sales Adds Newly-Enhanced MB Sprinter

 Improved Mercedes Benz Sprinter to be featured at NFDA Convention Cleveland, OH:  American Coach Sales will proudly exhibit the upgraded Mercedes Benz Sprinter at the 2014 NFDA show.  The MB Sprinter has been redesigned to be safer and more economical, environmentally friendly as well as more attractive than ever. The limousine can carry twelve passengers […]

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Trigard Interactive Unveils New Funeral Home App with iBeacon Technology

Danville, IL – The register book waiting line is about to change forever. Trigard Interactive will unveil its new app during the 2014 NFDA International Convention and Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. Expo attendees are invited to visit Trigard booth #2030 for a live demonstration. The app goes far beyond a mobile version of a funeral […]

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ASD’s Patented Solicitor Shield™ Blocks Over 2.7 Million Unwanted Calls

Media, PA—ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service, recently achieved an important milestone. The company’s Solicitor Shield™ feature, which received an official patent from the U.S. Patent Office last October, has blocked more than 2.7 million unwanted phone calls. Created by ASD’s technical team in 2010, Solicitor Shield™ is the […]

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Flanner and Buchanan Now Hosts Funerals, Weddings, Other Events

A wedding at a funeral home? It’s happening. And corporate meetings and birthday parties too. Flanner & Buchanan Mortuaries and other funeral homes are adding services for a variety of life events. Flanner & Buchanan’s new Geist location hosted a wedding well before a funeral. “We have always been open to using the event rooms […]

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Introducing the Family Arranger, Added to FuneralTech Easy Arranger Program

Clean and simple interface to enter Vital Stats Kingston, Ontario – FuneralTech announces the release of the Family Arranger interface ( that is available to all Easy Arranger (MiMS) management system customers. The Family Arranger program provides a family-friendly user interface that was designed to gather and enter information into your Easy Arranger (MiMS) management […]

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Carriage Services Names Christopher L. Farmer Director of Corporate Development

HOUSTON, TX – Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV) today announced the hire of Christopher L. Farmer as Director of Corporate Development. As Director of Corporate Development, Mr. Farmer will provide leadership in the implementation and operation of strategic business development initiatives.  He will work closely with the Executive and Senior Leadership team to develop and implement a […]

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Florida-Based Company with More Than 35 Years of Experience in the Death Care Industry Launches Online Resource Center

Tallahassee, FL – On Oct. 1, Funeral Services Inc., a trust administrator and contract record-keeper, will launch a new online resource center that will enhance and expand industry knowledge of preneed and perpetual care programs. The Web page will serve as an educational and informative tool for funeral service and cemetery professionals, financial service professionals and […]

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The Foresight Companies Announces Rehiring Stephanie Ramsey

Phoenix, AZ – Daniel Isard, MSFS, President of The Foresight Companies, LLC announced that they have rehired a long time employee, Stephanie Ramsey, to resume her work in their Client Service area of their firm.  “I spotted Stephanie’s talent almost 25 years ago when she was a young financial planner and knew that she would […]

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Southwest Airlines Unveils Its New Look, Same Heart

Company Introduces New Aircraft Livery, Airport Experience, and Logo—Dedicating ‘Heart’ Livery to its Employees   DALLAS—Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The airline proudly unveiled a new aircraft livery, named Heart, airport experience, and logo. The new look puts the […]

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National Mortuary Shipping Makes Advancements to In-House Technology to Better Service the Funeral Industry

Cleveland, Ohio - National Mortuary Shipping (Cleveland, Ohio) recently made improvements to their technology to better serve funeral directors around the world. National Mortuary Shipping (NMS) created a one of a kind customer service management system that handles the logistical aspects of a death call. This proprietary system will expedite all aspects of the first call […]

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Motorcycle-Themed Caskets and Urns Offered by Sterling Casket Company

STERLING, IL — Sterling Casket Company offers funeral home professionals and crematories, and those they serve, a unique line of motorcycle-themed caskets and cremation urns. Sold from the company’s Sterling, IL headquarters, Sterling Casket Company’s caskets and urns are unlike any others.  Their caskets, available in standard and over sized dimensions, are painted in a […]

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