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Industry Alerts

Funeralocity.com Provides the Largest Source of Funeral and Cremation Prices in the US

April 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Funeralocity.com Provides the Largest Source of Funeral and Cremation Prices in the US

Free Comparison Website Lists Costs, Addresses and Contact Information for the Top 100 Metro Areas in the Country.   The Nation’s Most Qualified Funeral Homes and Crematories Distinguished as “Excellence Providers,” a Fully-Vetted Honor Roll of Businesses Providing the Best [...]

Funeral Directors Life Announces New FDTV Video Series

April 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Announces New FDTV Video Series

Abilene, TX - Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company is proud to announce the release of a video series that is designed to help funeral professionals grow, succeed, and connect with today’s changing funeral consumers. “As we have spoken to funeral [...]

Passare® to Partner with The Domani Group

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Passare® to Partner with The Domani Group

Abilene, TX – Passare, Inc. is excited to announce that the company is partnering with The Domani Group (www.thedomanigroup.com) to bring mutual customers a streamlined process for automatically enrolling families served into the Domanicare service, a text messaging-based aftercare program. “We [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Brian Harpring Market Center Manager

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Names Brian Harpring Market Center Manager

Abilene, TX -- Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce the addition of Brian Harpring as Market Center Manager for Indiana. “We are very pleased to welcome Brian to our management team at Funeral Directors Life,” said Kris Seale, President [...]

LendingUSA Partners with Georgia Funeral Directors Association for At-Need Financing

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on LendingUSA Partners with Georgia Funeral Directors Association for At-Need Financing

Leading Funeral Financing Provider Announces Endorsement from State Association LendingUSA, the #1 provider of at-need financing, has announced its seventh official state association endorsement of the year from the Georgia Funeral Directors Association (GFDA). Founded in 1899, the GFDA is [...]

afpHorizon Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on afpHorizon Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

afpHorizon, a premier preneed organization, has selected the Travel Plan by Inman as their travel plan provider.  “We only offer products that align with our own high standards for customer service and quality.  The owner, Dave McComb, is a 4th [...]

New Memorials Direct Announces 14K Solid Gold Chain Options for Pendants

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Announces 14K Solid Gold Chain Options for Pendants

After numerous customer requests, New Memorials Direct is excited to announce that they now offer 14K solid gold chain options for their pendants.  These new chains are available in either white or yellow gold and in two select styles: diamond-cut [...]

Bogati Urn Company 2nd Annual Scholarship Open for Application

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company 2nd Annual Scholarship Open for Application

Funeral, Mortuary Science Students Invited to Apply by July 31, 2019. SARASOTA, FL – The application process is now open for the 2nd Annual Bogati Urn Company Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will provide funeral service or mortuary science program students [...]

Passare® Announces New Barcode Tracking App

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Passare® Announces New Barcode Tracking App

Abilene, TX – Passare, Inc. is excited to announce the release of a new barcode tracking mobile app that is now integrated with Passare’s arrangement application. The barcode tracking app allows funeral home staff to scan barcodes assigned to decedents, locations, [...]

New Catalog Released of Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s Educational Seminars

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on New Catalog Released of Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s Educational Seminars

Fort Collins, CO… The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces the publication of their 2019-2021 Educational Seminars for Bereavement Caregivers catalog. The Center for Loss and Life Transition is dedicated to the education and support of both the bereaved [...]

Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary Launches Hiring Initiative

April 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary Launches Hiring Initiative

NEWHALL, Calif. -- Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, a local Dignity Memorial® provider, announced a hiring initiative designed to enhance its service and meet the needs of families at-need or as they plan their life celebrations. The company has [...]

iColumbarium Establishes Contemporary Option for Cremated Remains

April 4th, 2019|Comments Off on iColumbarium Establishes Contemporary Option for Cremated Remains

New Business Will Offer New Service to Families and to the Funeral Profession Miami, FL – For years, many families have left the funeral home with the cremated remains of their loved ones in a cardboard box.  Once at home, [...]

Homesteaders Partners with Kates-Boylston for Second Annual Pre-Need Summit

April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Homesteaders Partners with Kates-Boylston for Second Annual Pre-Need Summit

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, is partnering with Kates-Boylston Publications to offer the highly anticipated second annual Pre-need Summit in Atlanta, GA. Funeral home owners, managers and producers are invited [...]

Passare® Announces New Credit Card Processing Feature

April 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Passare® Announces New Credit Card Processing Feature

Abilene, TX – Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the release of a credit card processing feature within its case management software, which allows for payments to be processed anytime, anywhere, using any device.   Passare is the funeral profession’s only [...]

Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

March 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

Scottsdale, AZ –Johnson Consulting Group (JCG) announced the recipients of the JCG 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Awards. The Awards were presented to JCG client funeral homes who achieved the highest Total Value Index Score from family satisfaction surveys mailed [...]