Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Letter from the Editor: Reflections on Losing a Loved One to COVID-19

My family became members of a club that we never wanted to be part of — those mourning the loss of a loved one who died from COVID-19. She became one of the thousands of people who were taken from this earth too soon.

Innovative Startup Focuses on the Survivability of Funeral Service in a Difficult and Changing...

The Funeral Service Collective founded by Ken Biery, a U.S. Army veteran and funeral director for 25 years, has created real solutions for funeral homes and cemeteries.

Should You Advertise During COVID-19?

By Leader Contributor Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing Being recognized represents a challenge for bank robbers, which is...

Legacy Touch Receives Major Investment Through Partnership with Tribute Technology; Company Launching Free Online...

Legacy Touch, the market leader in creating high-quality fingerprint jewelry and memorialization keepsakes, has received a major investment from Tribute Technology through a new partnership.

Leader Links: Navigating a New Normal

With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different industry leaders across the country are handling the pandemic.

Starmark Expands Ceremonial Rental Casket Product Line

Starmark announces the launch of the Ovation 31” oversize ceremonial rental casket in response to the need for larger options.

Record Everything. The Service is Too Important to Miss.

A funeral service shouldn’t be a one-time performance. It’s important for families and guests to be able to watch a service recording in their own time — either because they couldn’t congregate at your funeral home to attend services in person, couldn’t watch live, or they want to watch the service again at a later time as part of their grieving journey.

Funeral Directors Nationwide Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Surge

It’s our duty at The Funeral Leader to bring our followers the latest industry news and events. COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and many professionals in our industry are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s a round-up of recent articles depicting what’s happening across the country.

Leader Links: How Our Industry is Combatting the Surge

As COVID-19 continues to rip through our world, many different regions are experiencing surges in cases, and the trend doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.

When Families Say “We’ll Have a Service Later” — How You Can Be the...

You don’t need me to tell you that COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of American families to postpone services for a loved one who died during the pandemic.