2 hrs ago
Matthews International's purchase of Schawk completed
North Shore-based Matthews International Corp. announced it has acquired Schawk Inc., a leading brand development company based in Des Plaines, Ill., with 2013 sales of $443 million and about 3,600 employees in over 20 countries.
6 hrs ago
The Press On-Line
Aussie firm cashes in on Canty cremations
The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for Bledisloe New Zealand Ltd to buy the Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium and Woodlawn Memorial Gardens and Crematorium in Linwood.
10 hrs ago
U.S. Supreme Court asked to hear challenge to Pa. funeral director law
The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to accept an appeal involving the constitutionality of sections of the 1952 Pennsylvania Funeral Director Law.
19 hrs ago
Unclaimed remains straining Yakima County coroner's budget
Every year, the Yakima County Coroner's Office deals with the remains of people with no relatives.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Funeral parlour open day may not be everyone's cup of tea - indeed for most it wasn't
Funeral home open day for charity at JH Landin & Son, High Street, Chatteris. Left: Ebony Day, Bob Day,Christine Day, Kerry Rolfe, Darren Barker and Liz Carran.
Civil Rights Clash: Transhumanists Prepare to Challenge an Anti-Cryonics Law in Canada
British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada that is home to over 4 million people, has a law on the books that prohibits the marketing or sale of services for cryonics .
Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity
And if you're interested in America's hottest burial trend, you should start planning now.
an Open day is set to be held at an Upton funeral directors into its plans for renovation.
The refurbishment is planned to be completed by September this year, and will result in a variety of new and refurbished facilities, as well as expansion of the funeral home at Malcolm J Presland Funeral Directors.
In These Times
What Some of Our Favorite Authors Are Reading This Summer
Mitford's subjects include death and the funeral industry, spas, syphilis, "famous writers," segregation, and student uprising-pour a cool drink.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Funeral homes dying to go online with their services and this startup's standing by
The idea is to use the Internet to make funeral planning easier. new San Francisco startup, Passare Inc. , is attempting to disrupt the web's final frontier: end-of-life arrangements, such as funeral logistics, planning and coordination.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
StoneMor Partners L.P. Announces Increased Distribution and Date for...
StoneMor Partners L.P. announced today an increase of its cash distribution to $0.61 per unit from $0.60.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
ASX-listed InvoCare unit cleared to buy Chch crematoriums
The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for ASX-listed InvoCare's Bledisloe New Zealand to buy the 70-year old Cremation Society of Canterbury adding two crematoriums to its New Zealand network.
Lexington County Chronicle
The ins and outs of being coroner
Margaret Fisher, who appears a shoo-in for Lexington County Coroner come November with last week's runoff win, has no experience in the office.
Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch
Premises move marks new era for A. Wass
A Wass Funeral Directors have moved to new premises on Priestsic Road in Sutton.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Former Portland funeral home director sentenced to 16 months to 4 years in prepaid funeral thefts
IONIA A former funeral director for Portland-based Lehman Funeral Homes was sentenced to prison today in a case involving the theft of prepaid funeral funds.
Traffic chaos as more than 200 vehicles join funeral procession for traveller funeral
TRAFFIC was brought to a standstill on the East Lancs after more thna 200 vehicles joined a procession for a traveller funeral at the crematorium.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bbech tree news
Penni Lee Becomes License Funeral Director
Penni Lee, part owner of Smith Funeral Home Inc. has been issued a Funeral Director's license by the Kentucky State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Battle Creek Enquirer
Non-traditional Athens funeral director honored for 50 years of service
It may have begun as her father's idea, but Joy Spencer Spoor made it a career. "My father and my brother were running the family funeral home business, but dad thought it would be a good idea if I got my license," said Spencer Spoor, now 71. At the post-high school urging of her father, she traveled to Cook County, Ill.
Myths and mysteries dispelled
Anna Burgess one of the staff members who attended the seminar receiving certificates of attendance from Gabby Sanchez manager at the funeral home.