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New Memorials Direct Released New Line of Birthstone Charms

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Released New Line of Birthstone Charms

Birthstone charms are the newest addition to memorial pendants at New Memorials Direct. The more ways families can personalize memorial jewelry the better. Each person is unique, so capturing that individualism requires options. These birthstone charms offer the perfect way [...]

Dr. Alan Wolfelt to Impact Funeral Service Internationally in 2017

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Dr. Alan Wolfelt to Impact Funeral Service Internationally in 2017

Fort Collins, CO - Author, educator, and well-known consultant to funeral service Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., will share his critical message of the importance of meaningful funerals in several locations internationally in 2017.   Dr. Wolfelt will be the keynote speaker [...]

UPD Urns Opens Virginia Fulfillment Center

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on UPD Urns Opens Virginia Fulfillment Center

Manassas, VA – Tyler Fraser, CEO of UPD Urns, has announced the opening of a new cremation urn fulfillment center in Manassas, Virginia. The warehouse and office space is located 40 minutes south of Washington D.C. Tyler said, “After visiting [...]

Commemorating First Responders Program Helps 111 Families in 2016

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Commemorating First Responders Program Helps 111 Families in 2016

BROADVIEW, IL, – The families of 111 fallen first responders were served in 2016 by Commemorating First Responders®, a philanthropic program of Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI) and its Licensees. Through the program Wilbert and its Licensees throughout the United [...]

Bogati Urn Company Lightens Up Funeral & Cremation Industry with Trivia-Based Discount Opportunities for Partners/Service Providers

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company Lightens Up Funeral & Cremation Industry with Trivia-Based Discount Opportunities for Partners/Service Providers

SARASOTA, FL – True or False – All U.S. death and cremation figures are based on the state where they occurred, regardless of residency? It’s questions like this that urn and cremation product wholesaler, Bogati Urn Company, is using in [...]

Aftercare.com Launches to Help Busy Funeral Homes Keep Up with Aftercare

January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Aftercare.com Launches to Help Busy Funeral Homes Keep Up with Aftercare

Directors Advantage, a funeral technology and marketing company, announces the launch of Aftercare.com™, a subsidiary wholly dedicated to helping busy funeral homes stay in touch with their families following a loss. Aftercare.com was created to assist funeral directors who find [...]

Homesteaders Assurance Trust® Now Available in Nebraska

January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Homesteaders Assurance Trust® Now Available in Nebraska

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, has announced the expansion of the Homesteaders Assurance Trust® to include funeral homes in Nebraska. “The Homesteaders Assurance Trust® is designed to combine the convenience [...]

Galaxy Audio Celebrates 40 Successful Years as the Personal Monitor Experts!

January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Galaxy Audio Celebrates 40 Successful Years as the Personal Monitor Experts!

Forty years is a LONG time...especially to be in the professional audio business!  But for that period, Galaxy Audio has managed to remain heralded as The Personal Monitor Experts and leading manufacturer of innovative pro audio equipment. The family owned and operated [...]

Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

January 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

Fort Collins, CO - The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces an upcoming training session for funeral directors: June 12-14, 2017 in Fort Collins, Colorado.   Entitled “Opening Your Community’s Eyes to WHY We Need Funerals,” the three-day workshops, [...]

Foundation Partners Group Adds Benito & Azzaro

December 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Group Adds Benito & Azzaro

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of an exceptional operation in California’s Central Coast region. Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa [...]

Foundation Partners Group Announces Leadership Change

December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Group Announces Leadership Change

Bob Bukala succeeds Brad Rex as President and CEO Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced that Bob Bukala will succeed Brad Rex as President and [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Al Ray Director of Sales Development

December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Names Al Ray Director of Sales Development

Abilene, TX - Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce the addition of Al Ray as Director of Sales Development for Mississippi. “We are very pleased to welcome Al to our management team at Funeral Directors Life,” said Kris Seale, [...]

C. J. Boots Adds Production Capacity in U.S.A.

December 19th, 2016|Comments Off on C. J. Boots Adds Production Capacity in U.S.A.

Relocation of Rough Mill from Anderson, Indiana Plant to Richmond, Indiana Frees Up Critical Space Anderson, IN – As the newspaper headlines and evening news broadcast continue to feature stories about companies outsourcing production and jobs from the United States [...]

Thacker Announces Edison Casket Company Acquisition

December 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Thacker Announces Edison Casket Company Acquisition

CLINTON, MD- Thacker Caskets is excited to announce that they have completed an acquisition with Edison Casket Company, today December 19, 2016 in Edison, NJ. This marks as Thacker Casket’s fifth acquisition in their pursuit of remaining the largest family [...]

New Memorials Direct Introduces Petite Charms to Their Jewelry Line

December 19th, 2016|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Introduces Petite Charms to Their Jewelry Line

New Memorials direct is excited to announce their new line of Petite Charms. They are the perfect option for those that would prefer to keep treasured memorabilia of their loved ones a little more versatile or low key. Although smaller [...]