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12 hrs ago | Scoop

ASX-listed InvoCare unit cleared to buy Chch crematoriums

The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for ASX-listed InvoCare's Bledisloe New Zealand to buy the 70-year old Cremation Society of Canterbury adding two crematoriums to its New Zealand network.


18 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

The ins and outs of being coroner

Margaret Fisher, who appears a shoo-in for Lexington County Coroner come November with last week's runoff win, has no experience in the office.


Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Richland County, SC

23 hrs ago | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Premises move marks new era for A. Wass

A Wass Funeral Directors have moved to new premises on Priestsic Road in Sutton.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Former Portland funeral home director sentenced to 16 months to 4 years in prepaid funeral thefts

IONIA A former funeral director for Portland-based Lehman Funeral Homes was sentenced to prison today in a case involving the theft of prepaid funeral funds.


Related Topix: Portland, MI, Ionia County, MI

The Jersey Journal

In evolving field of funeral service, Mercer County Community College boasts only program in N.J.

At the age of 18, Taylor Prendergast of Philadelphia was unsure about his future career path.


Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Wrightstown, NJ

Traffic chaos as more than 200 vehicles join funeral procession for traveller funeral

TRAFFIC was brought to a standstill on the East Lancs after more thna 200 vehicles joined a procession for a traveller funeral at the crematorium.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bbech tree news

Penni Lee Becomes License Funeral Director

Penni Lee, part owner of Smith Funeral Home Inc. has been issued a Funeral Director's license by the Kentucky State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.


Related Topix: Kentucky

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Non-traditional Athens funeral director honored for 50 years of service

It may have begun as her father's idea, but Joy Spencer Spoor made it a career. "My father and my brother were running the family funeral home business, but dad thought it would be a good idea if I got my license," said Spencer Spoor, now 71. At the post-high school urging of her father, she traveled to Cook County, Ill.


Related Topix: Athens, MI

Evesham Journal

Myths and mysteries dispelled

Anna Burgess one of the staff members who attended the seminar receiving certificates of attendance from Gabby Sanchez manager at the funeral home.


Business Journal

U.S. Steel, Matthews International gain on stock exchange

Most Pittsburgh-based publicly traded companies posted gains in the stock market Friday, including a 3 percent rise for United States Steel Corp. U.S. Steel was up 78 cents to close at $27.38.


Related Topix: Matthews International, Steel, United States Steel, Mining, Scientific Instruments, IIVI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Kent Online

Dad Dylan Thomas from Ringlestone Maidstone sheds 10st in a year

A determined dad-of-two has lost 10st in less than a year after tipping the scales at a staggering 31st 6lbs.


Related Topix: Kent County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

CSG Limited Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

's stock had its "overweight" rating restated by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Related Topix: Carriage Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Matthews International's (MATW) CEO Joe Bartolacci on F3Q 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to the Matthews International Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call.


Related Topix: Matthews International

The Courier

Crematorium public hearing set

The Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors will conduct a public hearing on a proposed crematorium at 1 p.m. July 29 in the council chambers, located on the second floor of Russellville City Hall.


Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Funeral Museum Opens in Chatham

Simpson Funeral Museum had its grand opening Thursday night on South Main Street.


Related Topix: Pittsylvania County, VA

The Motley Fool

Which of These 2 Funeral Home Services Providers Should You Invest In?

While the funeral home business doesn't offer the same growth prospects as either social media or medical technology, it's a recession-proof business that has stood the test of time.


Related Topix: Service Corporation International

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Gesner Fire Baby Caskets Prepared by Donors

Trish Quinn, Antoine Turay and Mikel Burrell stand near the donated caskets that will hold the remains of the four children that died in the Gesner Street fire in Southwest Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Fire, Philadelphia, PA


Woman: Cemetery moved family's remains 'like they were a tulip bulb'

Orville and Louise Thompson's picture leaning up against the large stone monument that sits directly above a water easement.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Park Lawn Corporation Announces July 2014 Dividend

Park Lawn Corporation provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains.


Related Topix: Canada,

Naugatuck Daily News

Buckmiller sells funeral homes

The properties, including one in Prospect, have been sold to two different parties.


Related Topix: Prospect, CT, Naugatuck, CT, Waterbury, CT


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