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Issue Features

  • Modern Websites That Serve You and Your Families

    A good website is more than just beautiful. Design is important, of course, but a website also should be functional [...]

  • The Future of Caskets & Burial Vaults

    As the world around us continues to evolve, embracing all the change can be overwhelming at times. Although we want [...]

  • Monica Torres

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Monica Torres, Licensed Funeral Director, Licensed Embalmer, Reconstructive Specialist, and Desairologist, to learn more [...]

  • Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services

    The funeral home known today as Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services has been serving North Central Florida since 1885. Throughout the years, [...]

Company Spotlights

LendingUSA

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Final Embrace

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Industry Alerts

Christopher J. Boots Elected President of CFSA

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Christopher J. Boots Elected President of CFSA

CHICAGO — The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) is pleased to announce that Christopher J. Boots, President of C.J. Boots Casket Company in Anderson, Indiana, was elected to serve as President at the Association’s Fall Conference & [...]

Raj Urns Introduces 2019 Urn Catalog

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Raj Urns Introduces 2019 Urn Catalog

Kent, WA - Raj Urns, FKA Raj India Trading has been importing and supplying high quality cremation urns to the funeral industry since 1976. We are proud to present the 2019 Cremation Urn Catalog for your use. Several new styles [...]

2018 Homesteaders Heroes Program Honors Outstanding Employees

November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 Homesteaders Heroes Program Honors Outstanding Employees

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, recently announced the winners of its annual peer-nominated Homesteaders Heroes program. The awards recognize employees who demonstrate Homesteaders’ mission and make an impact on the success [...]

Funeral Directors Life Named as one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Named as one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

ABILENE, TX - Funeral Directors Life was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business [...]

Heritage Memorial Joins Foundation Partners Group

November 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Heritage Memorial Joins Foundation Partners Group

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Warner Robins, GA.  With this acquisition, Heritage Memorial becomes the second [...]

National Concrete Burial Vault Association Holds Annual Meeting in Dallas

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on National Concrete Burial Vault Association Holds Annual Meeting in Dallas

The National Concrete Burial Vault Association (NCBVA) held its annual meeting on November 4th and 5th in Dallas, Texas. The meeting was conducted at the Hilton Garden Inn in Arlington and was tied to two optional events at AT&T Stadium [...]

New Memorials Direct Announces New Marketing Options for Wholesale Partners

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Announces New Marketing Options for Wholesale Partners

New Memorials Direct is excited to announce new marketing options for their wholesale partners. In addition to their regular marketing images, seasonal marketing images are now available to download on their website. These images are high resolution and ready for [...]

Flanner Buchanan’s Day of Giving Results in Donation to Military Honor Guard

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Flanner Buchanan’s Day of Giving Results in Donation to Military Honor Guard

On November 7, Bruce Buchanan (third, right), Owner of Flanner Buchanan, and Maureen Lindley (left), Vice President of Marketing, are shown presenting a check to members of the Indy Metropolitan Military Honor Guard (IMMHG), a local non-profit organization that renders [...]

Affordable Funerals Network Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as their Travel Plan Provider

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Affordable Funerals Network Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as their Travel Plan Provider

Affordable Funerals Network (AFN), a nationwide association of independently owned funeral homes with a common interest in continuous growth to best serve families and individuals with compassionate care and outstanding customer service, announced their selection of the Travel Plan by [...]

Nicole Henderson Named New Homesteaders Account Executive

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Nicole Henderson Named New Homesteaders Account Executive

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company’s VP-Field Sales, Dan Lodermeier, is pleased to announce that Nicole Henderson has joined Homesteaders’ industry-leading team of account executives. Henderson, who has served for several years as a Homesteaders customer service representative, [...]

Cherokee Casket Company, Inc. Announces New Website and Catalogs for 2018

November 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Cherokee Casket Company, Inc. Announces New Website and Catalogs for 2018

Griffin, Ga - Cherokee Casket Company, Inc., internationally known for specializing in infant and child caskets and funeral related items, announces their new website www.cherokeechildcaskets.com. This site is now live and the new catalog set is now available for download. Cherokee [...]

Funeral Directors Life Announces Appointment of Chief Actuary, Dwayne McGraw

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Announces Appointment of Chief Actuary, Dwayne McGraw

Abilene, TX -- Funeral Directors Life is pleased to announce the appointment of Dwayne McGraw as Chief Actuary.   “We’d like to welcome Dwayne to his new role as Chief Actuary here at Funeral Directors Life,” said Kris Seale, President [...]

Robert Verhoeve Wins 4-Day Training Experience Package from Batesville

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Robert Verhoeve Wins 4-Day Training Experience Package from Batesville

BATESVILLE, IN – Batesville announced today that Robert Verhoeve, a third generation funeral professional from Tillonsburg, Ontario, Canada, won the 4-day Training Experience prize package with Dr. Alan Wolfelt in the company’s NFDA giveaway. Robert has worked with his father [...]

Industry Supplier Adam’s Urns Rebrands as At Peace Memorials and Adds Charity Program

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Industry Supplier Adam’s Urns Rebrands as At Peace Memorials and Adds Charity Program

Teaneck, New Jersey - Adam’s Urns, an online distributor of cremation urns and other funeral supplies has rebranded itself as At Peace Memorials and launched a new charity “give-back” program. “As we’ve grown over the past 9 years, we have added [...]

Bogati Urn Company Calls On Industry Input for Book

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company Calls On Industry Input for Book

SARASOTA, FL – “Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort.” -- Norman Kolpas   When Bogati Urn Company owner, Andrea Bogard LeBlanc, attended in early 2018 the funeral of her nephew, [...]