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One mortuary for whole of Dorset in latest cost-cutting measures
BOSCOMBE'S mortuary will become the only morgue for the whole of Dorset in the latest round of cost-cutting measures.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Easter Eggs sought by Burgess Hill funeral directors for children in hospital
Local funeral directors William Collins & Son, of Station Road, Burgess Hill, are collecting Easter Eggs for local children who will not be at home with their families at this time of year.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Till death do us part: Co-burial of humans with their companion animals
"The human brain does not process grief over the loss of a beloved pet any differently than grief over the loss of a family member or close friend," says Robert Fells, Executive Director of the ICCFA.
Dr. Ruben M. Garcia
Dr. Ruben M. Garcia, of Alice, Texas, was called home to be with our Lord on March 7, 2014 at the age of 66. He was born in Alice, Texas on May 31, 1947 to Paulino and Delfina Garcia.
St. Petersburg Times
Natures Pet Loss Center features water-based, ecofriendly cremation process
At Natures Pet Loss Center, which recently celebrated its grand opening, deceased pets and their owners are granted the gentle touch, dignity and serene surroundings more commonly associated with funeral homes for human loved ones.
Public mourning of deceased pets gains acceptance
Because Julie Mack's golden retriever was her best friend, roommate, playmate and travel partner, the euthanized passing of the nearly 12-year-old Clancy was excruciatingly painful.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Morris business news
"For the past 20 years, Doreen has met the needs of individuals and their families in the challenges of illness and loss through her work as a clinical nurse specialist in palliative care, and as a loss and grief counselor and lecturer," said Scott Bradley, managing partner and owner of Bradley Funeral Homes and CFLT.
Food and Funerals Don't Mix, Orthodox Therapists Oppose Therapy Ban
If you were planning on drowning your sorrows in booze the next time you attended a funeral in Pennsylvania, you may need to bring your own flask.
The Motley Fool
3 Safe Bets for Conservative Investors
In today's rapidly changing world, there's no guarantee that your next investment won't end up with the same fate as the seller of buggy whips decades ago.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Carriage Services Management Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Carriage Services 2013 Full Year Earnings Webcast Conference Call.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Single mortuary for all of Dorset as Dorset County Council terminates contract
GRIEVING families will face having to travel to the other side of Dorset to say farewell to loved ones in the latest round of cost-cutting initiatives, the Echo can reveal.
Funeral directors choose Southport for annual meeting
Leading independent funeral directors have chosen Southport's Convention Centre for their annual general meeting in a significant boost to the town's hotels and leisure facilities.
Funeral directors unfazed by food ban at funeral homes
Serving food at funeral homes was banned in Pennsylvania from 1952 until 2012, when a federal judge lifted the ban he called "unconstitutional."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ban on food at Pa. funeral homes is reinstated
Food will no longer be served at central Pennsylvania funeral homes thanks to a federal appeals court ruling that reinstated a decades-old ban on that practice.
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StoneMor Partners, L.P. Reschedules Time of Conference Call and...
StoneMor Partners L.P. today announced it has rescheduled its plans to hold an investors' conference call to discuss its 2013 fourth quarter and full year results to Friday, March 14, 2014, at 10:00 AM EST.
Detroit Free Press
Funeral arrangements set for victim in Grosse Ile condo fire
Funeral arrangements have been set for the 86-year-old woman whose body was found during a condominium fire in Grosse Ile last week.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Court ruling means no more food at Pa. funerals
Lancaster Newspapers reports that the ban is included in a list of operating laws for funeral directors reinstated recently by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Sneakiest Scams of 2014
While there is no shortage of scams, some deserve special recognition for being especially sneaky.This year - just in time for National Consumer Protection Week - we'd like to spotlight scams that really stood out for the heights of trickery that identity thieves scale to con their victims.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Merger gives funeral corporation SCI a big piece of the Tampa Bay market
Big corporate ownership means higher prices, says Clarence Prevatt Jr., owner and operator of Prevatt Funeral Home in Hudson and co-founder of the Independent Funeral Directors of Florida.
Man wakes up in body bag: Walter Williams wakes up at funeral home
A funeral home in Mississippi got quite a shock as workers opened up a body bag and found a man alive and kicking to get out.