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What It’s Like to Work for a Funeral Home

We write about a wide variety of industry-related topics on our blog, and most of the time, we talk about issues that directly affect our readers. In this blog, however, we’d like to talk about something that is a bit more indirectly related to our customers and readers. We’d like to answer a question thatRead more

Funeral providers hold themselves to high standards.

  Mistaken identities, lost bodies, mass cremations, predatory practices – you might see the occasional story in the news about errors, illegal actions and misfeasance by funeral home staff. But do you ever read or hear about cremations and funerals that go exactly as planned? Of course not. Because, when things go right, that’s notRead more

Family-owned funeral homes are part of your community

  Trust is not something you build overnight. That’s why, when you’re looking for a funeral home, you want to find one that has a long history of trust; that’s what you’ll find with a family-owned funeral home. In the 1990s, the funeral home industry saw big conglomerates buy up many smaller funeral homes. Don’tRead more

Family-Owned Funeral Homes

Little do most people know that nearly one quarter of all the funeral homes in this country are owned by large corporations.  These firms, some of which are traded on various stock exchanges thoughout North America own dozens or even thousands of funeral homes, cemeteries, crematories and other ancillary companies like insurance providers. So, whoRead more