Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Not Your Average Funeral Director: Meet Clay Roberson

By Leader Editor Kara Apel Editor’s note: When you grow up in a family-owned business, it can seem like...

Veterans Working to Return Remains of America’s Heroes to Families

According to their website, Vietnam Veterans of America Jersey Shore Area Chapter 12 has been able to locate over 70 veterans and their spouses.

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.

Funeral Home Uses Facebook to Rally Support for Man Mourning Wife Killed in Mass...

An El Paso funeral home sparked an outpouring of love and support from around the world after sharing a photo of a man grieving the loss of his wife, who was killed in the mass shooting earlier this month.

6 Easy-to-Use Tech Tools You Can Share With Families

There is no better time to make tasks easier for a family than when they are grieving the loss of a loved one. Here are a few examples of websites and apps that your staff can share with the families you serve.

‘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.

Funeral Director Raising Money for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

Due to the lack of training, and the spread of diseases like cholera, yellow fever, and malaria, those who work in Kenya’s mortuaries are getting sick and some are even dying from the conditions.

‘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.

Can a Video Game Help Those Who Are Grieving?

Certain games have even become a medium for players to engage with painful emotions, as some have plot points related to grief and loss that are incorporated throughout.

Modern Ideas for Aftercare

When my brother-in-law passed away two years ago, so many people wanted to help us, but we didn’t know where to start or what we needed. Our funeral director proved to be invaluable because he gave us ideas about what to ask for during the process.