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Vision Casket Announces Hardwood Casket Production at Richmond Facility

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Vision Casket Announces Hardwood Casket Production at Richmond Facility

New “Made In America” Casket Line Offers Quality at a Value Price Point Richmond, IN – Vision Casket Company, and its parent company Vandor Corporation, announced a new line expansion into value-priced hardwood caskets, that will be available October 1st, [...]

LifeStory Book Founders to Attend NFDA International Convention & Exposition

August 10th, 2017|Comments Off on LifeStory Book Founders to Attend NFDA International Convention & Exposition

View the customizable book and innovative technology in exclusive expo demonstration BETHEL PARK - LifeStory Book will be featured at the 2017 National Funeral Directors Association Convention & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts from October 29 -November 1. Cofounders Paul Henney Jr. [...]

A New Chapter for S&S and Superior

August 10th, 2017|Comments Off on A New Chapter for S&S and Superior

Two legendary brands are poised for growth Lima, OH – S&S/Superior Coach Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of Accubuilt, Inc. and will resume production of the prestigious S&S and Superior Coach product lines [...]

Passare® Joins Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Passare® Joins Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program

 Abilene, TX - Passare is pleased to announce that Selected Independent Funeral Homes has welcomed Passare to their Preferred Partner Program.   “We’re thrilled to be working with Selected Independent Funeral Homes as a Preferred Partner because Selected members are some [...]

Bogati Urn Company Expands Into Hispanic Market with New Sales Specialist, Website

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company Expands Into Hispanic Market with New Sales Specialist, Website

SARASOTA, FL – According to this Google Consumer Insights article, the U.S. is expecting a 168 percent increase in the Hispanic population between 2010 and 2050, making up 30% of our population by 2050. To meet the demands of this [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Complete On-Site Panel Build

July 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Complete On-Site Panel Build

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, partnered with the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity this week to complete an on-site panel build at their office in West Des Moines. In [...]

Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Educational Trust Announces Three Second-Career Scholarship Winners

July 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Educational Trust Announces Three Second-Career Scholarship Winners

Recipients demonstrate financial need and true passion for the industry DEERFIELD, IL— Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Educational Trust has announced three new recipients of the Second-Career Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each. The winners are Darlene Glidden of Acton, [...]

Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

Fort Collins, CO - The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces an upcoming training session for funeral directors: June 18-20, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Entitled “Opening Your Community’s Eyes to WHY We Need Funerals,” the three-day workshops, facilitated [...]

Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Themed Pendants

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Themed Pendants

St. Paul, MN – Terrybear Urns & Memorials is excited to announce the launch of its new Memory of a Lifetime® jewelry. The collection is made with 316 stainless steel and is available in 14k gold plated (bronze) or stainless [...]

Funeral Home Owner Daryl R. Berry Wins June Sich Casket Giveaway

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Funeral Home Owner Daryl R. Berry Wins June Sich Casket Giveaway

Intrigued by imported caskets with rising domestic casket costs. Sich Casket has announced the winner of their monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for June. The winner, Daryl R. Berry is the owner, funeral director and embalmer of [...]

Thacker Caskets Honors Bucky Stevens as 2016 Salesperson of the Year at National Sales Meeting

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Thacker Caskets Honors Bucky Stevens as 2016 Salesperson of the Year at National Sales Meeting

CLINTON, MD – From July 10th through July 13th, Thacker Caskets held its 2017 National Sales Meeting in Frederick, Maryland. During the meeting, Thacker honored various Sales Consultants, but awarded its Virginia Sales Consultant, Bucky Stevens, 2016 Salesperson of the [...]

SIMPLICITY: Low Country Cremation and Burial Services Opens Second Location

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on SIMPLICITY: Low Country Cremation and Burial Services Opens Second Location

Business Joins Original Location in North Charleston to Better Serve Lowcountry Families Summerville, SC – SIMPLICITY: Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services Inc., the area’s premier value-oriented alternative to the high cost of traditional funeral homes, has announced the opening of [...]

Heritage Memorial Funding Introduces New Account Representative

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Heritage Memorial Funding Introduces New Account Representative

Shannon Ivy joins Heritage team as account representative TUPELO, MISS. --- Heritage Memorial Funding is pleased to announce the addition of Shannon Ivy as account representative in customer service. A licensed insurance agent, Ivy brings seven years of experience in [...]

Master the Future of Funeral Home Marketing

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Master the Future of Funeral Home Marketing

Social Media Guide Shows How to Master Facebook and More   WALL, N.J. – The future of funeral home marketing is with inexpensive but highly effective social media campaigns. But few business owners know how to get the most out [...]

Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care Proudly Introduces Therapy Dog Buddy

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care Proudly Introduces Therapy Dog Buddy

Herkimer, NY - Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care, 5860 State Route 5, between Herkimer and Little Falls, www.danieleneafuneralhome.com, proudly introduces "Buddy", a trained therapy dog who will be comforting grieving families. Carolyn Fletcher of Danube, NY is Buddy's [...]