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  1. Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printerRead the original story

    29 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, a composite ceramic custom printed 3-D funeral urn depicting a piano, made by Foreverence, is seen in Eden Prairie, Minn. Foreverence sells the urns via funeral directors, The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.


  2. 3-D printer helps company create custom urnsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A Minn. startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects important to the deceased.


  3. Sharing the final send-offRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Kiwi tech start-up One Room claims a worldwide lead in the live-streaming of funerals, allowing families scattered around the planet to share in farewelling loved ones. "We have an opportunity to dominate this niche globally because our technology is well above that of others in this market," said chief executive David Lutterman.


  4. You can't take favorite object with you, but your remains can rest in custom 3-D printed urnRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, a composite ceramic custom printed 3-D funeral urn depicting a piano, made by Foreverence, is seen in Eden Prairie, Minn. Foreverence sells the urns via funeral directors, The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.


  5. Jobs: How much do funeral directors make?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Although there are only 150 funeral directors employed in Oregon, they serve a vital role in the communities they serve. Two in five work in the Portland metro area, and the rest live throughout the state, according to state employment figures.


  6. China Casket Manufacturer Adds Some New Poplar Caskets to Its WebsiteRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb is the award winning company offering a wide range of funeral products. Recently, the company has added some new poplar caskets to its website.


  7. Adeline GregorRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Free Press

    Adeline Ruth Gregor 95, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL. Born May 3, 1919 to the late Henry and Freda Gehrke.


  8. Lawyers and local authorities 'driving up cost of funerals'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    They say the costs of a funeral have gone up by 3.9 per cent in the past year, driven largely by higher council fees for burials or cremations, while the estate administration costs, mainly lawyers' fees, have risen by a huge 39 per cent. A recent study conducted by mutual insurer Royal London found the cost of a funeral in the UK is now 3,551, and 109,000 UK adults have incurred funeral debt averaging 1,305.


  9. Good grief: reimagining our relationship with deathRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A selection of images submitted to the Essence of a Memory competition. Photographs: Jill McMurray; Diane Dugdale; Rebecca Patterson; Rob Peacock Dying.


  10. Could we cope with deadly outbreak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Embalmers at Tobin Brothers Funerals, Joseph Mallia and Robert Ridi wearing personal protective equipment at their mortuary. Photo: Eddie Jim It has been predicted that the first wave of a pandemic could cause 10,000 deaths in Victoria.


  11. StoneMor Partners L.P. Announces Increased Distribution and Date for...Read the original story

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    ... with 303 cemeteries and 99 funeral homes in 28 states and Puerto Rico. StoneMor is the only publicly traded death care company structured as a partnership. StoneMor's cemetery products and services, which are sold on both a pre-need (before death) ...


  12. Donald MatthewsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    He was born Sept. 29, 1947, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Donald and Vivian M. Matthews.


  13. The Services That Prey on Us When We're Most VulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lifehacker

    Not all companies are out to get us, but not all have our best interests at heart either. Some industries are particularly happy to take advantage of our misfortunes to make a profit.


  14. What should happen to derelict Vixen pub in Haverhill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    A change of use application, to transform the former public house into a funeral parlour and mortuary, entered by directors R Gwinnell & Sons, was withdrawn in October 2012. Planning permission is not required to change the use of the building to a funeral parlour and separate permission was later granted for building alterations including the creation of gable ends, and a new entrance door and screen.


  15. Minnesota firm using 3-D printing to customize cremation urnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    Urns for storing ashes of the deceased, intended to look classy, sometimes can be tacky -- even creepy. One company hawks 3D-printed busts of the dearly departed, or famous people like Barack Obama.


  16. Bodies will be burnt. Health ministry makes preparations should Ebola reach JamaicaRead the original story

    Thursday | The Gleaner

    Local funeral directors are to burn the bodies of those who have been killed by the deadly Ebola virus in the event that it reaches Jamaica. This was the revelation made by the directors yesterday following a press conference at the Ministry of Health office in downtown, Kingston, to hand over guidelines for the operation of funeral establishments and mortuaries.


  17. Mack-Cali Realty Corporation Announces Third Quarter ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday | Sys-Con Media

    Simultaneously, we are executing on our multi-family residential strategy." The Company had 89,055,220 shares of common stock, and 11,092,044 common operating partnership units outstanding as of .


  18. Stunning send-off for polite BetsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Littlehampton Gazette

    WICK came to a standstill to witness a spectacular funeral procession of a well-known Romany Gypsy who was 'completely devoted to her family'. Betsy Cooper, of Grand Avenue, Wick, died aged 75 at her home on October 2, surrounded by her loving family.


  19. Anthem's Jim Lucas To Speak At The Shopper Marketing ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sys-Con Media

    Mazza and Lucas will address this elite group of leading retailers, retail executives, and shopper and retail marketing professionals on the strategic path taken by Bi-Lo Holdings in launching their own brand Chek soda to compete with national carbonated soft drink leaders. Attendees will discover ways to identify barriers to purchase and develop empathy for the shopper and how private label brands can break through the competitive national brand landscape.


  20. Community Champions shortlist - Innovative Business Contribution to the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    She is the first 'green' funeral director in North Yorkshire and is recommended by the Natural Death Centre. Wendy specialises in woodland burial and environmentally aware cremations, and has guided many families over 12 years as an Independent eco-friendly Green Funeral Director and funeral celebrant.