Thursday, July 16, 2020

Honoring Those We’ve Lost in Our Industry

As our country copes with thousands of tragic deaths during these unprecedented times, we want to pay tribute to those we have lost within the deathcare industry during the past few weeks.

Funeral Director Surpasses Fundraising Goal for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

The Leader previously interviewed Michigan funeral director Dominick Astorino when he was working to raise $15,000 to travel to Kenya.

The Top Songs for Funeral Services

Because of the strong emotional connotations that exist with music, it only makes sense that music has become a big part of many funeral services.

AL Funeral Home Operator Accused of Running Illegal Cemetery

Cedrick McMillian, a convicted sex offender, is accused of mishandling bodies and running an illegal cemetery.

Top 3 Ways for Funeral Professionals to Manage Compassion Fatigue

As a funeral director, you are mired in grief. You listen to other people’s stories day after day and may unwittingly take on that pain and suffering.

‘American Funeral Director’ Publishes List of Top Innovators for Deathcare Industry

The innovators represent different facets of thought leadership, including experts in software engineering, communication, and marketing – just to name a few.

‘Funeral Cribs’ Series Spotlights Firms With Modern Twist

The series, published on both Facebook and YouTube, highlights funeral homes across the country whose owners take interesting or innovative approaches to their businesses.

Lessons We Can Learn from Memorials for Kobe Bryant

The new year began on a tragic note with the untimely deaths of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, along with seven others, after a helicopter crash.
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What Matters Most to Millennials Planning Funerals

As millennials age, they are engaging more with the funeral process, whether as a secondary decision-maker for extended family, or even navigating the death of a parent.
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ICCFA Educational Foundation Honors ‘Last Responders’ with Touching Tribute

The ICCFA Educational Foundation has released a video paying tribute to and honoring the hard work of our industry’s “Last Responders.”