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Pamplona Capital Management Acquires Legacy.com, the Global Digital Media Company Where “Life Stories Live On”

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Pamplona Capital Management Acquires Legacy.com, the Global Digital Media Company Where “Life Stories Live On”

BOSTON/PRNewswire/ -- Pamplona Capital Management ("Pamplona") announced today that, together with the management team of Legacy.com, it has acquired a majority interest in Legacy.com, the leading provider of obituary-related products and services to newspapers, funeral homes, and more than 43 [...]

Foundation Partners Group Expands Presence to Idaho

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Group Expands Presence to Idaho

Acquisition of Summers Funeral Homes Adds to Growing Footprint in the West Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Summers Funeral Homes. The [...]

Everdays Raises $5 Million in Seed Round

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Everdays Raises $5 Million in Seed Round

IZI Ventures and its affiliates lead Everdays funding for the first digital network dedicated to the funeral space. Detroit, MI — Everdays, Inc., a free and powerful application that helps people notify family and friendswhen a loved one passes away, [...]

Sich Casket Gives Away A Casket a Month – Year of the Funeral Director

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Sich Casket Gives Away A Casket a Month – Year of the Funeral Director

In China, it’s the Year of the Rooster. But for U.S. funeral homes, Sich Casket has declared 2017 the Year of the Funeral Director. To celebrate, beginning in April, Sich is giving away a casket a month for the balance [...]

Bogati Urn Company to Donate Portion of March 2017 Sales to Arts Organization

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company to Donate Portion of March 2017 Sales to Arts Organization

SARASOTA, FL – “Art teaches nothing except the significance of life.” – Henry Miller, author. In an effort to celebrate the many colors of life through an industry that is rooted in death, Bogati Urn Company will donate 10 percent [...]

Everdays and continental Computers Launch Partnership to Offer Free Direct Integration with The Smart Director

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Everdays and continental Computers Launch Partnership to Offer Free Direct Integration with The Smart Director

Homes Can Now Publish to the Largest and Fastest-Growing Digital Network Dedicated to the Funeral Space — In Just One Click Detroit, MI — Everdays, Inc. (formerly Requiem) and Continental Computers, Inc. announced today the launch of a new partnership [...]

Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions Launches Cherished Memories Stationary Collection

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions Launches Cherished Memories Stationary Collection

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions recently launched a new Cherished Memories stationery product line for funeral homes and the families they serve, featuring more than 175 products and bringing together best-sellers from the legacy Aurora and Matthews’ product [...]

Batesville Sponsors Keynote Seth Mattison and Hosts Book Signing at ICCFA

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Batesville Sponsors Keynote Seth Mattison and Hosts Book Signing at ICCFA

Mattison shares how to balance the virtual and physical worlds to create stronger connections. BATESVILLE, IN – Batesville, the leading provider of high quality products and profit-enhancing solutions to today’s death care professionals, is proud to partner with the International [...]

Paule Re-Elected to Homesteaders Board of Directors During Annual Policy Owner Meeting

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Paule Re-Elected to Homesteaders Board of Directors During Annual Policy Owner Meeting

West Des Moines, IA — Homesteaders Life Company held its policy owner meeting at the West Des Moines home office on February 20, 2017. During the meeting, Homesteaders Chairman, President and CEO Stephen R. Lang provided an overview of the [...]

New Memorials Direct Announces the Release of Their New Layered Memorial Pendant

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Announces the Release of Their New Layered Memorial Pendant

New Memorials Direct has just released their new Layered Memorial Pendant. Families are no longer limited to having just one type of memorial personalization they can see on a single side of their treasured keepsake. These beautiful pendants are layered [...]

Flanner and Bucahanan Hosts Fourth Annual Hospice Awards

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Flanner and Bucahanan Hosts Fourth Annual Hospice Awards

AVON, INDIANA RESIDENT IS “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR” Connie Sieferman (right), an Avon, Indiana, resident and volunteer at Heart to Heart Hospice in Danville, Indiana, was selected as the “Volunteer of the Year” at the fourth annual Hospice Awards Banquet [...]

Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2016 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2016 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

Phoenix, AZ - Jake Johnson, President of the Johnson Consulting Group (JCG), the death care industry’s premier Total Solutions Consulting Firm announced its winners of the “JCG 2016 Excellence In Customer Service Awards”. The Awards were presented to JCG client [...]

Kevin Durkan Joins the Messenger Sales Team

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Kevin Durkan Joins the Messenger Sales Team

Auburn, IN - Messenger, the leading funeral stationery supplier in North America, has appointed a new sales consultant in the New England area.  Kevin Durkan has over twenty years of experience as a licensed funeral director.   He was raised in [...]

Homesteaders Recognizes Top Producers at 2017 Leaders Conference

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Homesteaders Recognizes Top Producers at 2017 Leaders Conference

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, held its annual Leaders Conference March 1-5 at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit in Puerto Vallarta. The event is held to recognize and reward pre-need [...]

ASD’s MobileFH™ Feature Awarded Patent from U.S. Patent Office

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on ASD’s MobileFH™ Feature Awarded Patent from U.S. Patent Office

Media, PA—On February 28, 2017, the United States Patent Office issued ASD – Answering Service for Directors an official patent for the company’s MobileFH™ feature.  MobileFH™ is an innovative telecommunication solution that allows users to control their outgoing Caller ID. [...]