Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

If you are a fan of Caitlin Doughty, the star of the “Ask a Mortician” YouTube video series and founder of The Order of the Good Death, you know the ...

Myers Mortuary & Cremation Services

Myers Mortuary acquired its first location in Ogden, Utah along with partners in 1942, and the families of Elmer and Richard Myers became sole proprietors in 1957. Ogden remains the ...

Craft Caskets, the New Paradigm

I love to learn from people who are passionate about their business and funeral directors are a great study and an excellent textbook. Every time we set up a display ...

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Lockhart Cadillac

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LifeGem

LifeGem is the inventor and creator of diamonds from cremated remains. They ...

Bio – Response Solutions

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Industry Alerts

I’m Sorry to Hear Continues Expansion Across the USA

Bucks County, Pennsylvania – I’m Sorry to Hear announces their continued expansion across the USA adding 3 new states to their extensive online community and searchable database of funeral homes at www.imsorrytohear.com. With this expansion to the states of Texas, Georgia, and Alaska, I’m Sorry to Hear expands their coverage to an additional 2,000 funeral homes. […]

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Wilbert Funeral Services’ Commemorating First Responders Program Helps 114 Fallen First Responder Families in 2014

Broadview, IL– The families of 114 fallen first responders were served in 2014 by Commemorating First Responders, a philanthropic program of Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI) and its Licensees. The program donates burial vaults and urns and a graveside service to first responders who have died in the line of duty. Families of firefighters, law […]

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Galaxy Audio’s Ever Popular AS-1800 Wireless Personal Monitor Adds A New Frequency Band

The new frequency band (B2) fills the need for more frequency flexibility in the Wireless Personal Monitors by adding an additional 640 frequencies to the lineup. The AS-1800 Wireless Personal Monitor is designed with the professional in mind, yet at an affordable price. With 640 selectable frequencies in each band and a Magnesium metal-alloy body pack […]

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Adaptive Projections Creates Funeral Touch Screen Group

Grand Rapids, MI – Launched several years ago, the “Time to Remember” large format touch screen product line was introduced to the Funeral Home Industry at the Chicago NFDA Convention. In order to better serve this market; Adaptive Projections has created a separate group with a new website: www.funeraltouchscreens.com The product group now includes newly […]

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New Empathy Cards Turn Compassion Into Action

Fort Collins, CO – Companion Press announces the publication of a new series of greeting cards written by grief counselor and author Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Designed as a more compassionate alternative to standard sympathy cards, Dr. Wolfelt’s Empathy Cards help senders convey their desire to reach out and connect. “Where sympathy is passive pity, empathy strives […]

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Wilbert Licensees Gather for Annual Quality Control School

Broadview, IL – Wilbert Licensees from across the United States and Canada converged on the corporate headquarters of Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI) to learn and review best practices from burial vault manufacturing through delivery and graveside setup services.  Forty-seven individuals invested three days to attend the annual quality control school, this year entitled “Quality Control […]

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ShivaShade, Inc. Announces That The Dodge Company Has Been Appointed as an Authorized Representative for Eco-Friendly Products

Irwin Maltz, President and Co-Founder of ShivaShade, Inc., Merrick, New York is proud to announce that The Dodge Company of Billerica, Massachusetts, has been appointed as an Authorized Representative for their Eco-Friendly Prep Room Products. ShivaShade was founded in 2007 when Irwin and his brother Craig entered the Funeral Industry with a vision to make […]

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Forethought Life Insurance Company Taps David Mullen to Head Preneed Business

Industry veteran promoted to President Batesville, IN — Forethought Life Insurance Company (Forethought), a subsidiary of Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited, has announced that it has promoted David Mullen to President of its preneed life insurance business effective immediately. Mullen will provide dedicated leadership focused on executing the preneed business strategy. “We’re entering a new […]

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Link® SR-75 Mini-Deck System Installed on the Redesigned 2015 Chevy Suburban for Oolman Funeral Homes

Sioux Center, Iowa – The Link SR-75 mini-deck system, an industry leader in effortless stretcher transport, now works seamlessly with the redesigned 2015 Chevy Suburban. The SR-75 utilizes the Suburban’s new cargo cover fasteners for quick installation with no drilling required. And the fold-flat rear seating of the 2015 Suburban is the perfect compliment to […]

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Rose Milto Launches Funeral Research and Insight

Funeral Research Expert Refocuses Company on Funeral Profession Indianapolis, IN – In an effort to better reflect the scope of its business and vision for the future, Research & Marketing Insight has added Funeral Research and Insight, a research business dedicated to the funeral profession, to its offerings.  Rose Milto, who has been president of […]

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ASD Introduces Patent-Pending App Feature, MobileFH™ and New Phone Screening Tools

Show the funeral home’s number as the outgoing caller ID when calling from a cell phone Hear a recording of every call that is connected through MobileFH™ Monitor the funeral home staff’s communication by listening to at-need, pricing or preneed calls before and after they are patched.   Media, PA—ASD – Answering Service for Directors […]

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Consumer Preference for Cremation Expected to Surpass Burial in 2015

Brookfield, Wis. – The rate of cremation is projected to surpass that of burial in 2015 according to a new report on the state of cremation released by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) during the Opening General Session of its annual International Convention & Expo. The 2014 NFDA Cremation and Burial Report: Research, Statistics […]

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