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  1. Notebook: Beloved UNT - rock' Hall diesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    North Texas coach Dan McCarney often is among the first people to arrive at the Mean Green Athletic Center, especially during the grind of the football season. The longtime member of the UNT athletic department - known for her smile and caring ways with school officials, donors and fans - died Tuesday.


  2. Foster C. ShoresRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    Foster C. Shores, 74, of Lewistown, died at 4:38 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born on Aug. 4, 1940, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Foster G. and Marjorie M. Shores.


  3. Ertel strives to deal with rise in cremationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Cortez Journal News

    Like many others, the funeral industry is undergoing a sea change as consumer demands have shifted with the times.People not only have less money to spend on a funeral in a post-recession economy but are less drawn to the traditional wake and funeral services that have sustained the industry for generations.People don't want...


  4. A place to remember brave battler CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Redditch Standard

    Grandmother Suzanne O'Donnell and great auntie Joanne Bicnell can pay their respects to Carson at his resting place thanks to residents. Picture by Alex Bradbury 1315009ABR.


  5. Humble, helpful San Dimas Planning Commissioner James Schoonover diesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    SAN DIMAS >> James Edward Schoonover, a man known for his “devotion to family, fierce loyalty, humble spirit and commitment to public service,” died on March 18. The viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hills Mortuary in Whittier. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Rose Hills Memorial Chapel in Whittier.


  6. Wayne ElhartRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WHTC

    The family of Holland auto dealer Wayne Elhart is keeping memorial services and his funeral private following his death at the age of 60 last Friday. Not only did he operate the "campus" of dealers off of Chicago Drive, but he was a founding member of Macatawa Bank and was on that financial institution's board at the time of his death.


  7. Man jailed for theft from undertakerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BBC News

    Andrew King stole the A 2,500 stretcher from Affertons Funeral Directors in the city after it had been washed and left outside to dry in July 2014. The 21-year-old admitted taking the trolley and selling it to a scrap metal merchant nearby, where it was crushed.


  8. GALLERY: Traffic stops for the funeral procession of Patsy BrewinRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

    March came to a standstill as the coffin of Patsy Brewin was taken by horse drawn carriage on a final tour of the town she loved. A highly polished black hearse pulled by two black horses left her home at Brewin Oaks travelling along Broad Street where it stopped for a moment of silence in front of the shop she used to run with her husband George.


  9. Developer Wants to Build atop Old Black CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    In the 1950s, the only way for Beatrice Miller to get home from her after-school job picking peppers at her father's farm was to cut through the cemetery - when it was getting dark.


  10. Evelyn I. MackRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    Evelyn I. Mack, 90, a resident of Medina, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015. She was born March 10, 1925, to Nelson and Minnie Shaulis in Somerset, Pennsylvania.


  11. Wayne A. Studebaker Sr.Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Star Press

    Wayne was born August 8, 1939 in Bluffton, Indiana to the late Jesse and Grace Studebaker.


  12. Beijing orders funeral parlors to tackle air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    A man wearing a mask walks on a stone bridge in a park on a hazy day in Beijing, China. Pic: AP.


  13. Obits for March 30, 2015Read the original story

    Monday | Antigo Daily Journal

    A memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Mary of the Lake, Lakewood. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of Mass.


  14. How A-Plus has grown through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Monitor

    The funeral management industry is still a virgin market with plenty of room for other players. Stephen Kafeero spoke to Daniel Wassw a, the A-Plus head of sales and marketing, about the business.


  15. How do you want to be buried when you die?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ballard News-Tribune

    Carrying out the wishes of the deceased is top priority for funeral homes and cemeteries. But what if those wishes are for a natural burial? With environmental and consumption implications looming, more and more people are changing what happens to them when they die.


  16. Peterson, Lawrence EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Marion Star

    Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Peterson MARION: Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Peterson, age 85, of Marion, died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Heartland of Marion. Larry was born December 9, 1929 in Moose Lake, MN to the late Louis Sigfrid and Helene Anne Peterson.


  17. Retired officer dies after being struck leading funeral processionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Police said George Brooks, 63, was operating at 1998 BMW motorcycle west on West Liberty Street when he struck a 1995 Oldsmobile 88 driven by 30-year-old Anton Palmer Forest Park Police said George Brooks was with the force for 25 years and retired in 2005 ?An officer on a motorcycle has been struck while leading a funeral procession police said. The incident happened at West Liberty Street and Lockhurst Lane in the West End Saturday afternoon.


  18. Robert HouriganRead the original story

    Sunday | Times Observer

    Robert J. Hourigan, 84, of Fairview, formerly of Warren, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at his residence.


  19. V. Irene BainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born Nov. 25, 1932 in Toms Brook, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herring and Erma Merica Herring. She was a graduate of John Handley High School.


  20. Money calls Russians to fight in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NWAonline

    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th-century frontier town. Zhitinev's work as a mechanic had dried up because laid-off metalworkers could no longer afford their cars.