Yearly Archives: 2013

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! With our best wishes of health and prosperity!  

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

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Salvador Perches Wins the “Funeral Director of the Year” Award

American Funeral Director magazine recently announced that Salvador Perches, a funeral director with 18 locations throughout the American Southwest and Mexico, is the 2013 winner of its Funeral Director of the Year Award. Perches, who was nominated by his sister, Laura Perches, was selected from among a number of worthy submissions for his community and […]

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Spain’s most picturesque villages

  Puebla de Sanabria Spain’s most picturesque villages While Spain’s modern cities beat with an intensity that has made its street life the envy of the world, its villages offer slow, beauteous glimpses back in time. The villages in Castilla y León feel like Spain before mass tourism and the modern world arrived, while in […]

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Obama Takes Funeral Selfie

Obama Takes Funeral Selfie Posted on December 10, 2013 by CDFuneralNews It looks like Barack Obama has taken a few pointers from Sasha and Malia on his selfie game. The president was caught snapping a photo with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, on […]

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7 Deadly Mistakes Funeral Homes Make On Social Media

If your funeral home is on Facebook, it’s crucial to make sure you aren’t making any mistakes that could hurt your firm’s social presence. You might not even be aware that what you are doing is wrong. If you’re unsure of what you should or shouldn’t be doing on social media then take a look […]

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You came into the world with nothing. You can leave it with style.

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NFDA Puts Total Convention Attendance at 5,643

  NFDA Puts Total Convention Attendance at 5,643 The National Funeral Directors Association put total attendance for its 2013 International Convention & Expo at 5,643 attendees, with 371 exhibiting companies on hand for the event. Austin was a wonderful host city and we are grateful to the Texas Funeral Directors Association for its assistance and […]

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Owners giving pets elaborate funerals

Owners giving pets elaborate funerals THE owners of lizards, alpacas, guinea pigs and rats are spending $1500 for pet grief specialists as mourning families do away with backyard burials for the religious traditions of a human send-off. Animal cremation companies said the number of families giving their loved ones a “proper burial” had spiked from […]

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Cremation is the hottest trend in the funeral industry – CNBC

Cremation is the hottest trend in the funeral industry  Tyler Mathisen, AnchorCNBC OK, forgive me. I know that headline was sort of cheesy. But when you’ve spent the past few months working on a documentary on the business of death, you go for the cheap laugh whenever you can.  I’ve been to casket-manufacturing companies, funeral […]

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