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  • 6 Cell Phone Problems Solved!

    6 Cell Phone Problems Solved!

    There’s irony to the phrase, “funeral home office hours.” It is an oxymoron that isn’t difficult for most funeral professionals to recognize. The reality is, funeral homes operate on a 24/7, 365-day-ayear cycle that revolves around the needs of […]

  • The Soul Sitter’s Handbook

    The Soul Sitter’s Handbook

    If a family member has the presence of mind to work with a funeral home to make plans before a terminally ill person dies, The Soul Sitter’s Handbook: What to do when your loved one […]

  • Tulocay Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory

    Tulocay Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory

    Peter Manasse, Executive Director of Tulocay Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory, came into the funeral business in an unorthodox way. It starts with the history of Tulocay Cemetery. Established in 1859, the land was donated […]

Company Spotlights

Life Celebration

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Pierce

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Industry Alerts

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The New Meadow Hill

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

 

Lake Barrington, IL  – Meadow Hill Corporation, the leader in fingerprint keepsake jewelry within funeral service, has been acquired by Dougherty Enterprises, the Midwest’s premier custom jewelry caster. The Dougherty purchase of Meadow Hill consummates what has been a long […]

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Matthews International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Aurora Casket Company

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

• ACQUISITION EXPECTED TO BENEFIT FUNERAL HOME CUSTOMERS BY COMBINING THE CAPABILITIES AND OFFERINGS OF MATTHEWS AND AURORA.

• TRANSACTION PURCHASE PRICE IS $214 MILLION; AURORA’S 2014 REVENUES WERE $142 MILLION WITH ADJUSTED EBITDA OF APPROXIMATELY $21 MILLION.

• COMBINATION EXPECTED TO […]

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Bella Strings Master Their Electrifying Performances with Galaxy Audio’s Wireless Personal Monitors

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Galaxy Audio is proud to announce that Bella Electric Strings, the high powered rock string quartet, has signed an Artist Endorsement agreement. Bella Electric Strings, led by rock violinist and arranger Nina Di Gregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their […]

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Personalized Cap Panels Created and Delivered to Meet the Needs of Funeral Directors

June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Burlington, WI – CapPanels.com was created by Paul Knickelbine, a professional consultant in the graphic design industry for over 25 years.

CapPanels.com is a website for funeral directors to create personalized Cap Panels and Memorial Posters for their customers. Funeral directors […]

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Glass Remembrance Announces New Additions to their Silver Pendant Line

June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Pataskala, OH – Glass Remembrance is excited to announce their newest additions to their Glass Pearl in solid silver pendant line. ‘Rhythm’ and ‘Tempo’ are their latest creations that will appeal to a large cross-section of tastes.

Their Glass Pearl line […]

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Save A Life. Leave A Legacy. The Life Chest To Raise $100,000 for Veterans Across the United States

June 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Troy, MI — The Life Chest, creator of heirloom quality chests in which to store ones most treasured memories and mementos, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with CrowdRise to raise $100,000 in order to provide Freedom Life Chests to the […]

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Funeral Home Gifts Introduces Custom Cap Panels as Latest Personalization Offering

June 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Lynn, NC – Funeral Home Gifts, the Nation’s premier supplier of woven tapestry Tribute Blankets, is excited to announce the introduction of custom cap panel inserts/cremation panels as its latest personalization offering.

“We have been developing and perfecting both the product […]

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Sauder Funeral Products Expands Their Line With Three New Classic Casket Designs

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Archbold, OH – Sauder Funeral Products, a wholly-owned entity of Sauder Woodworking Co., has introduced a trio of new caskets in classic designs. Similar styles have been on the market for many years, but at much higher prices. Sauder now […]

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FuneralTech Introduces Cutting Edge Parallax Web Design With Seasonal And Holiday Packs

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Kingston, On – FuneralTech continues to push the envelope with cutting edge web design by introducing all new Parallax designs.  Parallax has been around for a while but we don’t see it very often in funeral service.

What is Parallax?

Parallax is […]

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Life Celebration ‘s Jim Cummings Featured in Compass Magazine

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Co-Founder Offers the Funeral Perspective in “Rise of the CXO” Article

North Wales, PA – Jim Cummings, Vice President and Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Life Celebration, was recently featured in the spring issue of Compass, the 3D Experience magazine.  The […]

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Funeral Home Gifts Presents Tribute Blanket to Mother of First US Navy SEAL Killed in Iraq War

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Lynn, NC – On April 25th, Funeral Home Gifts president Karl Weisenbeck  attended a benefit for “America’s Mighty Warriors” at Outman Cigars and Martini Bar in Greenville, SC. It was a tremendous event which raised over $17,000.00 for this outstanding […]

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Putnam Funeral Home Creates Enhanced Customer Experience with Passare®

May 8th, 2015|0 Comments

San Francisco, CA – Passare, Inc., a cloud-based funeral arrangement and collaboration system for funeral homes, has helped funeral directors connect and collaborate with hundreds of families throughout the funeral arrangement process. Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland, Texas, a subscriber to Passare’s […]

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Unity Financial Life Names New Company Assistant Vice President

May 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Cincinnati, OH – The Unity Financial Life Insurance Company today announced that Mr. Adam M. Goller was named Assistant Vice President – Marketing and Technical Services. The appointment becomes effective immediately.

Goller previously served as the company’s Director Marketing and Technical […]

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Two Hearts Announces Pet Loss and Grief Companioning Course Schedule

May 6th, 2015|0 Comments

DALLAS, TX — Two Hearts Pet Loss Center is pleased to announce it’s 2015 Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certification course schedule.  To meet increased demand, Two Hearts will offer two courses this calendar year.

The Pet Loss & Grief Companioning […]

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Tukios Announces New Feature to Eliminate Scanning Photos for Memorial Videos

May 4th, 2015|0 Comments

Ogden, Utah – During the Annual ICCFA Convention this past week, Tukios introduced a new feature that eliminates the tedious task of scanning photos for tribute videos. Families can now upload their pictures directly to the funeral home to be […]