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Issue Features

  • Bringing Transparency to Metal Recycling

    Whenever I present about metal recycling to a group in the funeral profession, I start off by asking through a [...]

  • Memorialization & Personalization

    In today’s ever-changing society, it is often difficult for relatives to physically visit a grave. Some may not have the [...]

  • Jeff McCauley

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Jeff McCauley, funeral director with Bolingbrook-McCauley Funeral Chapel & Crematorium located in Bolingbrook, IL [...]

  • Perches Funeral Homes

    Since 1958, Perches Funeral Homes has served families of all faiths who have suffered the death of a loved one. [...]

Company Spotlights

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Industry Alerts

Industry Leaders Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Turnkey Solution to Preneed & Perpetual Care Trusts

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Industry Leaders Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Turnkey Solution to Preneed & Perpetual Care Trusts

New Program Initially Offered to Funeral Homes & Cemeteries in Alabama & Arizona   TALLAHASSEE, FL – Argent Trust Company (Argent) and Funeral Services, Inc. (FSI) have jointly developed a master trust program that offers funeral directors and cemetery owners a [...]

Dr. Jason Troyer to Present at Pre-Need Summit Hosted by Homesteaders Life Company

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Dr. Jason Troyer to Present at Pre-Need Summit Hosted by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Jason Troyer, PhD CT, the founder of Mt. Hope Grief Services in Maryville, TN, has joined the all-star faculty scheduled to present at a fall Pre-need Summit hosted by Homesteaders Life Company and Kates-Boylston Publications. [...]

Passare® Releases New Check Writing Feature

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Passare® Releases New Check Writing Feature

Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the release of “Check Writing,” a new feature that allows funeral homes to print and manage check payments to vendors for services and cash advance items. This feature will help funeral homes improve efficiency, [...]

Foundation Partners Group Adds Flahiff Funeral Chapels

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Group Adds Flahiff Funeral Chapels

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Flahiff Funeral Chapels and Crematory in Caldwell and Homedale, Idaho.  The acquisition of the firm expands Foundation [...]

New Memorials Direct Offers Stunning New 5 Piece Cremation Jewelry Display

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Offers Stunning New 5 Piece Cremation Jewelry Display

New Memorials Direct offers a stunning way to display their cremation jewelry with an acrylic 5 Piece Cremation Jewelry Display. This stunning display showcases five of the great options provided by New Memorials Direct such as the silver heart ring, [...]

Everdays Fuels Secular Change in Consumer Funeral Behavior

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Everdays Fuels Secular Change in Consumer Funeral Behavior

Grieving families take control of their own messaging. Grieving families are no longer sitting back while someone else dictates the conversation about their loved one. The way our society shares important, life-changing information has changed dramatically in the last few [...]

Foundation Partners Adds Mike Bischoff to Business Development Team

May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Adds Mike Bischoff to Business Development Team

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, announced this week that Mike Bischoff has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development. “Mike brings a unique perspective to our [...]

Batesville Veteran Driver, Robert Harmeyer, Inducted into the NPTC Hall of Fame

May 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Batesville Veteran Driver, Robert Harmeyer, Inducted into the NPTC Hall of Fame

Batesville Casket Company announced that 30+ year veteran over-the-road driver Robert Harmeyer was inducted into the National Private Truck Council’s (NPTC) Driver Hall of Fame on April 30 at the NTPC Education Management Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Harmeyer is the [...]

Passare Announces New Inventory Management Feature

May 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Passare Announces New Inventory Management Feature

Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of inventory management, allowing funeral homes to track and manage merchandise inventory automatically through Passare’s collaboration software.   Passare is the funeral profession’s only funeral home collaboration system with integrated case management. [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Adds Consolidated Funeral Services to List of Recommended Vendors

May 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Adds Consolidated Funeral Services to List of Recommended Vendors

West Des Moines, IA – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, has added Consolidated Funeral Services (CFS) to the company’s list of recommended vendors. CFS is a premier provider of funeral home websites, serving more than [...]

CSI Creator Anthony E. Zuiker Announces the Levitational Company and First Product Line: The “Divinity” Cross at the 2018 ICCFA

May 7th, 2018|Comments Off on CSI Creator Anthony E. Zuiker Announces the Levitational Company and First Product Line: The “Divinity” Cross at the 2018 ICCFA

Anthony E. Zuiker, creator of the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, has announced the Levitational Company, and a new product line called the “Divinity” Cross, a first-of-its-kind spiritual centerpiece for the home for remembering a loved one. Just six [...]

A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders Life Company’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent)

May 1st, 2018|Comments Off on A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders Life Company’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent)

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. “We take very seriously the [...]

Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2017 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

April 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Announces Winners of the 2017 Excellence in Customer Service Awards

Scottsdale, AZ - Jake Johnson, President of Johnson Consulting Group (JCG), the death care industry’s premier Total Solutions Consulting Firm announced its winners of the “JCG 2017 Excellence In Customer Service Awards”. The Awards were presented to JCG client funeral [...]

Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions Debuts Voice Data Entry

April 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions Debuts Voice Data Entry

ATLANTA, GA - Halcyon Deathcare Management Solutions continues to innovate the deathcare industry as the first management solution to utilize voice recognition. You may now enter case data and other information simply by clicking a button to activate voice input [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Kim Beckerman Director of Sales Development

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Names Kim Beckerman Director of Sales Development

Abilene, TX - Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce the addition of Kim Beckerman as Director of Sales Development for Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska.   “We are very pleased to welcome Kim to our management team at Funeral [...]