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Passare® to Partner with Aftercare.com

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Passare® to Partner with Aftercare.com

Abilene, TX – Passare, Inc. is proud to partner with Aftercare.com (https://aftercare.com) to provide their mutual customers a more efficient process for enrolling their families into the Aftercare.com service, an automated solution for following up with families after the service is [...]

Everdays® Joins Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Everdays® Joins Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program

Everdays To Offer Selected Members Free Access to its Premium Program For An Entire Year DETROIT — Everdays , the social platform that builds communities around milestone life events, today announced it has joined Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ (“Selected”) Preferred [...]

Park Lawn Corporation Selects Inman Shipping Worldwide as Their Preferred Transportation Partner

June 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Park Lawn Corporation Selects Inman Shipping Worldwide as Their Preferred Transportation Partner

Inman Shipping Worldwide, the experts in the transportation of human remains, has been selected Park Lawn corporation’s preferred shipping partner. Inman will provide shipping services both domestically and internationally for Park Lawn locations, which serve thousands of families annually at [...]

New Memorials Direct Now Offers Personalized Display Signage to Funeral Home Partners

June 11th, 2019|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Now Offers Personalized Display Signage to Funeral Home Partners

New Memorials Direct now offers personalized display signage to their funeral home partners. Each New Memorials Direct jewelry display ordered features jewelry samples, white leatherette forms, and acrylic base with acrylic framed signage. This signage has traditionally been branded as [...]

Johnson Consulting Group Launches #StayConnected Performance Tracker Features

June 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Launches #StayConnected Performance Tracker Features

Scottsdale, AZ - Johnson Consulting Group is excited to announce new and exciting features through Performance Tracker™ that will help funeral and cemetery businesses stay connected to the families they serve. For nearly a decade, JCG Performance Tracker™ has been [...]

MemorialPhotoCanvas.com to Include Free Young Portraits in all Family Partner Pricing

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on MemorialPhotoCanvas.com to Include Free Young Portraits in all Family Partner Pricing

MemorialPhotoCanvas.com is excited to introduce their Young Portraits program free of charge for all funeral homes worldwide that choose their Family Partner Plan. Young Portraits provides a 16x20 portrait, printed on museum quality canvas, with handmade Italian wooden frame, and includes [...]

Treasured Memories Selects Inman Shipping Worldwide as their Preferred Transportation Partner

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Treasured Memories Selects Inman Shipping Worldwide as their Preferred Transportation Partner

Inman Shipping Worldwide, the experts in the transportation of human remains, has been selected Treasured Memories. preferred shipping partner. Inman will provide shipping services both domestically and internationally for all Treasured Memories locations, which serve thousands of families annually at [...]

Clarity Memories is Bringing the Past to Our Future

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Clarity Memories is Bringing the Past to Our Future

“Keeping Memories Alive” FORT WAYNE — wanting to make a difference in the way we remember loved ones.  Clarity Memories approaches the quick response (QR) codes with a new light and with new products.   Clarity Memories is now serving funeral [...]

David Akard III Joins Investors Heritage as Preneed Regional Director

June 4th, 2019|Comments Off on David Akard III Joins Investors Heritage as Preneed Regional Director

FRANKFORT, KY – Investors Heritage is pleased to welcome David W. Akard III to the family as our newest Preneed Regional Manager. Akard is a fourth-generation Funeral Director and Embalmer who has more than two decades of combined experience in [...]

Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. Acquires Astral Industries, Inc.

June 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. Acquires Astral Industries, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (“WFSI”) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Astral Industries, Inc., Astral Carrier Inc. and other related Astral companies (“Astral”).  Based in Lynn, Indiana, Astral is [...]

Investors Heritage Names Robert Hardy Chief Executive Officer

June 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Investors Heritage Names Robert Hardy Chief Executive Officer

RAYMOND CARR, JOHN FRYE TO SERVE AS CO-PRESIDENTS  FRANKFORT, KY – Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (“Investors Heritage”) today announced that Executive Vice President and General Counsel Robert Hardy has been named Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Harry Lee Waterfield II, [...]

New Survey on Funeral Planning: Most Southerners Want Simple, Affordable Arrangements; Nearly 15% Say “No Funeral”

June 4th, 2019|Comments Off on New Survey on Funeral Planning: Most Southerners Want Simple, Affordable Arrangements; Nearly 15% Say “No Funeral”

Results from a consumer survey on funeral planning have been released today by online obituary provider Beyond the Dash. The research, which focused on the Southern region of the United States, offers insights like:   Less than 18% of respondents [...]

Passare® Announces Electronic Check Payment Feature

May 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Passare® Announces Electronic Check Payment Feature

Abilene, TX - Passare, Inc. is proud to announce that clients can now run electronic check payments through Passare’s case management software, which allows for instant ACH transactions anytime, anywhere, using any device. Checks are processed through Passare’s integration with WePay, [...]

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service Welcomes Hope Iglehart as President

May 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service Welcomes Hope Iglehart as President

BROADVIEW, IL – Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the hiring of Hope Iglehart as President of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, Georgia. Iglehart has extensive experience in both higher education and funeral service.  Over her eighteen years [...]

Wilbert’s New Simplifi™ Program Streamlines Outer Burial Container Presentations

May 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Wilbert’s New Simplifi™ Program Streamlines Outer Burial Container Presentations

BROADVIEW, IL – Taking the confusion and complication out of the outer burial container (OBC) presentation to families is the goal of simpliFi™, a new program developed by Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc.  There is no cost to funeral professionals.  A [...]