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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

Bailey & Bailey Now Offering Exclusive Stainless Steel Fingerprint Engraved Rings

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Bailey & Bailey is introducing fingerprint engravings on stainless steel rings. Picking out the right memorial jewelry piece is always very specific to an individual. Having a variety to choose from within all price ranges is key to helping families [...]

Foundation Partners Opens Third Right Choice Cremation Location

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Company Also Announces the Hiring of Tamara Burkey as RCC General Manager Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has opened its third Right Choice Cremation location in Bossier [...]

Ohio Funeral Directors Association Signs Exclusive Endorsement Deal with Directors Choice Assignment Services

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Abilene, TX -  Directors Choice Assignment Services (DCAS) is proud to announce an exclusive agreement with the Ohio Funeral Directors Association (OFDA).  Effective immediately, DCAS will be the OFDA’s exclusive endorsed provider of advance funding and insurance assignment services in [...]

FrontRunner Professional Named NFDA Innovation Award Finalist for the Third Consecutive Year

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

FrontRunner Professional is proud to again be named an Innovation Award finalist from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) for the third year in a row. After being named the Innovator of the Year in 2014 for their intuitive Total [...]

W.L. Smith & Associates Limited Launches New Website

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

W.L. Smith & Associates Limited, the largest Funeral Stationery manufacturer in Canada, announced today the launch of its updated website - This newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to their extensive line of luxury memorial stationary products, [...] Funeral Directory Largest In U.S. Market

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Engaged Audience Has More Than Quadrupled Page Views Since 2014 EVANSTON, Ill. – The Legacy Funeral Home Directory launched two years ago and is already the top destination for people searching for funeral homes today. Legacy’s Funeral Home Directory has [...]

Foundation Partners Group Completes Five Acquisitions in Six Months

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

ShareLife™ Multi-sensory Platform Provides Impetus for Sellers to Join FPG Family Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences, has announced that with the completion of five acquisitions this year, the [...]

Sauder Introduces New Casket with Dark Spiced Mahogany Textured Finish

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

ARCHBOLD, Ohio – Sauder Funeral Products has released its 17th unique casket, the Delaware, which will be on display for the first time at this year’s National Funeral Directors Association Convention & Expo, October 23-26 in Philadelphia, PA. The Delaware [...]

Mega Volume meets Micro Footprint with the MSPA5 Powered Micro Spot from Galaxy Audio

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Galaxy Audio introduces the Powered Micro Spot, model MSPA5. The MSPA5 incorporates design features of both the PA6S Powered Hot Spot & Powered Nano Spot, while maintaining a compact design. The Micro Spot Series is designed for a wide array [...]

Funeral Directors Life Certified by Workplace Culture Experts at Great Place to Work®

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Abilene, Texas – Funeral Directors Life was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Funeral Directors Life earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys administered [...]

Meadow Hill Announces a New Keepsake: Thumbies Organics

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS – Meadow Hill is proud to announce the newest addition to its Thumbies fingerprint keepsake line: Thumbies Organics. Thumbies Organics™ reflect the fingerprint theme of Meadow Hill’s traditional keepsakes, and are so named because of their free form. [...]

Meadow Hill Announces a New Product Line: The Phoenix Collection of Cremation Keepsakes

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS – Meadow Hill, producer of Thumbies fingerprint keepsakes, proudly announces its newest line of print-based jewelry: the Phoenix Collection of Cremation Keepsakes. Inspired by the inspirational legend of the phoenix rising from ashes, this collection pays tribute to [...]

Beautiful and Timeless Cremation Jewelry that Gives Back

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Middletown, CT - Forever In My Heart Jewelry is a new line of cremation jewelry that launched last November. The line was designed by established jeweler, Mira Alicki, who has more than 25 years of experience in designing and jewelry making. Alicki [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Appoints Frieberg as President of eFuneral Solutions

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Chairman, President and CEO Steve Lang today announced that Luke Frieberg has been named President of eFuneral Solutions, a subsidiary of the 110- year-old insurer. Frieberg will be responsible for creating and leading an [...]

Passages International, Inc., Now Offers Engraving!

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Passages International, Inc., now offers personalized engraving on most of our biodegradable urns and scattering tubes, as well as on bamboo name plaques created for our caskets and coffins. Now funeral homes can offer engraving on most [...]