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47 min ago | Philly.com

No peace for some at Shalom Memorial Park

THE LIMOUSINE was waiting outside on the morning of the funeral. But someone from Shalom Memorial Park was on the phone, telling Susan Helfand that the problem with her mother's burial plot had not been resolved.

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Related Topix: Huntingdon Valley, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Funeral director manager jailed for invoice theft

Sean Jeffery was sent to prison for 22 months and ordered to pay A 500 in compensation after pleading guilty to eight counts of fraud Jeffery was sent to prison for 22 months and ordered to pay A 500 in compensation after pleading guilty to eight counts of fraud against his employers at the same court on June 30. The former manager of the Haslemere ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

CSG Limited Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

's stock had its "overweight" rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Carriage Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

The Times

Churches provide perpetual place of rest after cremation

Rozelle Hahn has her own niche at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Shreveport. Hahn's niche is one of 120 along the wall of the columbarium in St.Paul's Memorial Garden.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Whether we like to think about it or not, death is a big part of...

Whether we like to think about it or not, death is a big part of life. People have very different outlooks on life and death and choose to mourn their loved ones in a number of ways.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC

Journal-Pioneer

Victoria Playhouse stage welcomes Cynthia MacLeod trio and guest

The Victoria Playhouse will present the Cynthia MacLeod Trio with special guest Brian Dunn on Monday, July 14, beginning at 7:30 p.m. MacLeod is described as one of Prince Edward Island's finest ambassadors of traditional music, carving a distinct style of fiddling that embraces her local roots and her ancestral connection to the Scottish ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Matthews International

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Evening Sun

Service held for 200 whose bodies went unclaimed

Clement died three years ago, but his body went unclaimed - one of 200 that filled a room at a Detroit morgue.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Grist Magazine

While away the hours to your inevitable demise with this green burial documentary

You're probably not going to die and I certainly never will, but in the off chance the Grim Reaper catches up with us one day, why should our deaths be less sustainable than our lives? The mainstream funeral industry is full of nasty chemicals and manicured lawns .

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WJRT

Service set for 200 whose bodies went unclaimed

Dozens of family members, clergy, funeral directors and others have gathered at an area cemetery to pay their respects to 200 people whose bodies had gone unclaimed at a Detroit morgue.

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Beverley Today

Hayley Cropper's Coronation Street coffin to visit Driffield Show

A replica of Hayley Cropper's iconic floral cardboard coffin will be taking its own final journey over the summer, taking in the Driffield Show on Wednesday 16 July.

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Eastern Daily Press

Frances has been at the same Loddon firm for 70 years

Eighty eight year old Frances Freestone who has worked for 70 years at Youngs , Bridge Street Loddon.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TreeHugger

Leave a lighter footprint: green funeral and burial tips

Worldwide, more than 50,000,000 people pass away each year. Traditional burial and cremation practices can have significant negative environmental impact, but green funerals and eco-burials are one way to lessen the impact.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Former host of 'Safari Sam' is planning his own memorial service as a party he'd like to attend

Cancer patient Kent Lindsey is planning his memorial service, which he wants to be a lighthearted celebration of his life.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Star

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The attendees answered a call to pay their respects after fears he would not get the hero's send-off he deserved.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Germany

NEWS.com.au

What's killing the funeral industry?

Wally Ogrodniczek, 66; Brenda Johnston, 79; Matthew Fulton, 75; Joan Harden, 78; Don Braiden, 81; and Val Bradford, 81; are having too much fun at Bribie Bowls Club to die.

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Related Topix: Coopers-Plains, NY

Isle News

De Gruchy's Funeral Care recommended by Good Funeral Guide

DE GRUCHY'S Funeral Care has been recommended by the Good Funeral Guide, making it the first funeral care provider in the Channel Islands to receive such an endorsement.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

An Overview of Cremation Options

According to industry figures, over 40 percent of Americans are being cremated each year - double the number from a decade ago.

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Sys-Con Media

Park Lawn Corporation Announces TSXV Acceptance of New Employee Share Loan Plan

Pursuant to the New ESL Plan, eligible employees may acquire up to 269,796 common shares of the Company from treasury using limited recourse loans provided by the Company.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Every single funeral director in New York State is working under expired licenses

Important news tonight if you or your family should have to use the services of a funeral director in the next few weeks.

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Related Topix: New York Government, New York

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: ASX set to rise; $A retreats

Credit Suisse has underlined its outperform call on Caltex Australia saying "plenty of potential levers to pull in 2015" once the "messy" 2014 is behind it.

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Related Topix: Carriage Services, Construction, Centex

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