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Virtual Memorial Day at Forest Lawn

May 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Virtual Memorial Day at Forest Lawn

Each year, Forest Lawn’s annual Memorial Day Commemoration brings thousands of viewers to all six of its Southern California memorial parks to honor military members who have given their lives to protect our country. While the stay-at-home restrictions keep the memorial park [...]

Bogati Urn Company 3rd Annual Scholarship Open for Application

May 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company 3rd Annual Scholarship Open for Application

Funeral, Mortuary Science Students Invited to Apply by July 31, 2020 SARASOTA, Fla. – As the world continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing need for strong and smart funeral and crematory professionals is more apparent than ever. [...]

Dr. Wolfelt Offers Support to Australians During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. Wolfelt Offers Support to Australians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Fort Collins, CO… In collaboration with a number of funeral homes in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Alan Wolfelt has created an e-guide titled “Grieving During the Pandemic: Tips to Help You Process Grief During COVID-19” to assist Australian dealing with a [...]

Funeral Home Gifts Launches Personalized Photo Urn

May 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Funeral Home Gifts Launches Personalized Photo Urn

After over twelve months of product development, Funeral Home Gifts, is excited to announce the introduction of it's new fully personalized photo urn. "In the development of this urn we did not guess at what we thought families would want," [...]

Miller Berry and Sons, Inc Acquired by Thacker Caskets

May 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Miller Berry and Sons, Inc Acquired by Thacker Caskets

Thacker Caskets is excited to announce that the company has reached an agreement with Miller Berry and Sons, Inc for an asset purchase as of May 12, 2020. Miller Berry and Sons, Inc is a multigenerational family-owned business since 1968. [...]

Vertin Company Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Vertin Company Selects the Travel Plan by Inman as Their Preferred Travel Plan Provider

Vertin Company has chosen the Travel Plan by Inman as their travel plan provider, offering families peace of mind in knowing loved ones won’t have to worry about details or cost should they die away from home. “At Vertin, we [...]

Precoa Launches Remote Preneed with Free COVID-19 Resources for Funeral Homes

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Precoa Launches Remote Preneed with Free COVID-19 Resources for Funeral Homes

Portland, Ore: Precoa has launched Remote Preneed, a comprehensive remote sales process developed to help funeral homes safely connect with families. The process is clearly outlined at Precoa.com/COVID-19, a webpage that also includes free at-need and preneed COVID-19 resources for [...]

Eterneva Offers Funeral Homes Free Digital Arrangement Setup and Tool

May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Eterneva Offers Funeral Homes Free Digital Arrangement Setup and Tool

Austin, TX — Eterneva, a grief wellness and memorial diamond company headquartered in Austin, Texas, is offering a new, free service to funeral homes and crematoriums to digitize all of their arrangement materials in under 72 hours. Eterneva is closely [...]

A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders’ Financial Strength

May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders’ Financial Strength

West Des Moines, Iowa — A.M. Best Company, a global rating agency focused on the insurance industry, has announced the affirmation of Homesteaders Life Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook. “Homesteaders remains dedicated to providing [...]

Funeral Service Foundation and NFDA Team up to Offer Free Resource for Families Grieving a Death During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Funeral Service Foundation and NFDA Team up to Offer Free Resource for Families Grieving a Death During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The free 12-page booklet, “Grieving Alone & Together: Responding to the Loss of Your Loved One During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” is available to funeral professionals at FuneralServiceFoundation.org and to families at RememberingALife.com. Brookfield, WI – The Funeral Service Foundation and [...]

Matthews Aurora Launches Remote Arrangement Capabilities with New Family Connections

April 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Matthews Aurora Launches Remote Arrangement Capabilities with New Family Connections

Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions announced today it has launched new remote arrangement capabilities for funeral homes via its enhanced Family Connections system. With Family Connections, funeral homes can offer families a private, password-protected website where they can review and select [...]

eFuneral Expands Core Offering to Facilitate Agent-Driven Online Sales

April 28th, 2020|Comments Off on eFuneral Expands Core Offering to Facilitate Agent-Driven Online Sales

Des Moines, Iowa — Luke Frieberg, President of eFuneral, announced the expansion of the company’s core value offering to include an agent-driven online sales tool. eFuneral Agent leverages the power of the eFuneral online sales engine, while bringing agents into the [...]

Passages International Launches Fair-Trade Alternatives to Entry-Level Cardboard Containers

April 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Passages International Launches Fair-Trade Alternatives to Entry-Level Cardboard Containers

Albuquerque, NM – To give funeral homes a better alternative to the cardboard boxes typically used for cremation, Passages International, Inc. has released two new environmentally friendly cremation containers constructed from bamboo. These two new offerings give families a more [...]

During This Time of Turbulence, Roosevelt Investments Hosts Live Video Call Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic & Financial Markets

April 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on During This Time of Turbulence, Roosevelt Investments Hosts Live Video Call Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic & Financial Markets

New York, New York – Roosevelt Investments, a boutique advisory firm with over 30 years of experience working with funeral and cemetery professionals, hosted a live video call on Wednesday, April 22nd where Jason Benowitz, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, discussed [...]

FREE Webinar | Families Are Planning Funerals Online Without You: Here’s How to Get Back Into the Conversation

April 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on FREE Webinar | Families Are Planning Funerals Online Without You: Here’s How to Get Back Into the Conversation

In this day and age, when a loss occurs, you need to be able to collaborate online with families to plan the funeral. The fact is, now, more than ever, families are going to find ways to plan funerals online--with or without [...]