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  • Sauder Caskets: Giving Families What They Want

    Sauder Caskets: Giving Families What They Want

    Since starting in the furniture industry in 1934, Sauder has used its proprietary technology and spirit of innovation to develop deep roots in the funeral industry, as well. The third-generation, family-owned company has applied many [...]

  • Funeral Director Spotlight: Charles A. Shaw, Sr

    Funeral Director Spotlight: Charles A. Shaw, Sr

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Charles A. Shaw, Sr, a funeral director at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in Louisville, Kentucky to learn more about his career and experiences in the funeral industry. [...]

  • Funeral Home Success Story:  Bates Family Funeral Home

    Funeral Home Success Story: Bates Family Funeral Home

    For more than 50 years and three generations, the Bates Family Funeral Home has prided themselves on serving their community in a professional, caring manner. They are a 3rd Generation Family Owned Funeral Home that [...]

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Industry Alerts

Unity Financial Life Unveils Payment by Credit Card

July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Cincinnati, OH – July 21, 2016 - Unity Financial Life Insurance, Cincinnati, Ohio is now accepting credit card payments on their policies. This new payment method rounds out their array of options, which also include mailing in funds and drafting [...]

New Aftercare Packet for Pet Loss Now Available

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Fort Collins, CO… Companion Press announces the publication of a new aftercare packet entitled “After Your Pet Dies: Helping Yourself Heal,” by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Designed for veterinary offices, pet cemeteries, therapists, and other death and loss [...]

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

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Fort Collins, CO - The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces an upcoming training session for funeral directors: June 19-21, 2017 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Entitled “Opening Your Community’s Eyes to WHY We Need Funerals,” the three-day workshops, facilitated [...]

Bailey & Bailey Announces Free Two-Piece Fingerprint Jewelry Sampler Display

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Bailey & Bailey is now offering a lovely two-piece fingerprint/photo engraved jewelry sampler display free of charge. One thing that has proved to be true with families interested in memorial jewelry is that it helps to be able to feel [...]

Lumberton Family Funeral Home “Blown Away” by Results from DISRUPT Media

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Zanesville, OH – Realizing that it needed to take its social media efforts to a new level, Lumberton Family Funeral Home in Lumberton, TX has selected DISRUPT Media to coordinate its social media strategy and content management.  Using their proprietary [...]

Starmark® Introduces the First Round End Metal Ceremonial Rental Casket

July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The 18-Gauge Cadence Features an Alabaster Silver Metallic Finish Richmond, IN – Starmark® Cremation Products, the country’s leading manufacturer of ceremonial rental casket inserts, has announced the introduction of the Cadence, the first round end metal ceremonial rental casket.  The [...]

Sich Casket Company Selects LA Ads to Launch New Marketing Campaign

July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Marketing agency LA ads has been selected by Sich Casket Company, a manufacturer of premium-quality affordable caskets based in China, to handle their entire advertising and marketing program.  Although Sich has been providing wood and metal caskets in North America [...]

New Upgraded Buds from Galaxy Audio! New EB4 In-Ear Stereo Monitor Ear Buds

July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Galaxy Audio announces the newest addition to their high performance, value oriented ear bud line-up. The EB4 utilizes single titanium drivers to achieve high fidelity with extended bass. Frequency response is a full 20Hz~20 kHz - ± 3dB. Aluminum alloy [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Michael Garcia Market Center Manager

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Funeral Directors Life, Abilene, TX, is pleased to announce Michael Garcia as a new Market Center Manager (MCM) in the Austin, Texas area. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Agribusiness, Michael joined the FDLIC team as [...] Announces the 2016 Capture Memorial Day Photo Contest Winners

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

“Flags-In, Memorial Day” by Amber Knickman takes the top prize. Chicago, IL -  A photo of a service person participating in the annual Flags-In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Capture [...]

Memorial Stores Launches E-Commerce Solution For Funeral Homes

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Sterling, VA – Tyler Fraser, CEO of Memorial Stores LLC, has announced the launch of a new platform to sell these items on funeral home websites: cremation urns, caskets, final expense, headstones, stationery, photo blankets and flowers. The website allows [...]

Funeral Alternatives of Washington Acquired by Foundation Partners Group

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Acquisition Continues to Build Foundation Partners Group’s Footprint in the Pacific Northwest Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition Funeral Alternatives of Washington.  Funeral [...]

Perfect Memorials Begins Manufacturing Ceramic Photo Plaques with the Shortest Lead Time in the Industry and a Lifetime Warranty

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Perfect Memorials, the leading online retailer of premium quality memorial products, has announced they’ve begun manufacturing Ceramic Photo Plaques that are much more affordable than comparable products offered by competitors and with the shortest lead time [...]

Unity Financial Life Announces New Company Website

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Cincinnati, OH. –  Unity Financial Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, a national leader in funeral pre-need insurance and funeral trust products, has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website. Easier navigation and richer content are two of the features [...]

Bunkers Community Support Has No Boundaries

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Bunkers Mortuaries, Cemeteries & Crematory in Las Vegas, Nevada are always in support of issues that affect their neighborhoods and community. In light of the horrendous events that occurred in Orlando on June 11th, Las Vegas like many other cities [...]