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  1. Fairlawn officials remember former Council memberRead the original story

    24 min ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    During the Dec. 15 Fairlawn City Council meeting, Mayor William Roth noted former Council President James Butler, 82, passed away during the previous night. "He was an individual who really put the city first," the mayor said.


  2. Muslim funeral directors say they will not accept the body of Siege gunman Man Haron MonisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    'We don't care about him, we don't know him:' Muslim funeral directors say they will not accept the body of Siege gunman Man Haron Monis Sydney's head Islamic funeral director has said that no Muslim funeral home will accept the body of Siege gunman Man Haron Monis, suggesting instead that authorities dump his body at sea. The body of Monis remains in the morgue, and has yet to be claimed.


  3. Sign me up for a green burial, and make it decades from now by Susan HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Garden Rant

    I recently attended a viewing and discussion of Dying Green , a short documentary about conservation or "green" burial, which I'd never heard of before. Here's the trailer.


  4. Gangland figures including former 1960s crime lord Eddie Richardson ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Mourners gathered for the funeral of 'Mad' Frankie Fraser today after the notorious enforcer died in hospital last month at the age of 90. Former gangster Eddie Richardson, 78, was among the mourners that turned out to pay their respects to Fraser at Honor Oak Crematorium in south London today. Fraser, who was infamous for pulling out rivals' teeth with a pair of pliers, fell critically ill and was taken to King's College Hospital in south-east London, where he underwent an operation.


  5. Does the Pennsylvania Legislature have a conflict of interest problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Do you know what your state legislator is doing when not writing or voting on laws? It's more difficult to answer than it should be, so we'll try to explain and illustrate the complexity of lawmakers and their outside interests. Pennsylvania lawmakers with natural-gas leases have voted on legislation affecting Marcellus shale development.


  6. Vartouhi "Rose" KouyoumdjianRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    Vartouhi "Rose" Kouyoumdjian, 85, of Hinckley, stretched out her hand and held the hand of God on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. She leaves behind her four daughters, Rose Paratto, Martha Mekaelian, Anoush Mareshlian, and Virginia Najarian.


  7. Pearl E. JamesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, at Brown Funeral Homes Inc., Mifflintown. A viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, at the funeral home.


  8. Sara K. KeneppRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    Born on April 7, 1930, in Port Royal, she was a daughter of the late Jerome and Beulah Shirk.


  9. Alderwoods Pennsylvania Inc v. Duquesne Light CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | FindLaw

    ALDERWOODS , INC., a Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of Service Corporation International, t/a Burton L. Hirsch Funeral Home, Appellee, v. DUQUESNE LIGHT COMPANY, Appellant.


  10. George A. DoliveiraRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Colver, son of Mary Louise Doliveira and the late George Doliveira. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Nick Palovich; his wife, Darlene; two children: Brad and Jamie; four grandchildren; and four siblings: John, Nicky Palovich, Ann Shaffer-Doliveira and Patty Dugan.


  11. Eagles @ Redskins PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DC Pro Sports Report

    Redskin Nation will be able to watch on Saturday, with the usual Saturday doubleheaders the final two weeks of the season. Following the Skins and Eagles will be the Chargers @ 49ers at 730pm.


  12. University given coffin as thanatology teaching aidRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The China Post

    Students at Nanhua University who study thanatology - the science of death - received a gift of an environmentally friendly paper coffin Wednesday. The paper coffin was presented by a funeral director to the university's Department of Life and Death in Chiayi County, southern Taiwan, at a seminar on funeral preparation and protocol.


  13. Shumate earns crematory operator designationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    Denise R. Shumate recently earned her Certified Crematory Operator designation from the National Funeral Directors Association . The NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Program is a voluntary certification program that helps funeral directors better serve the needs of families that desire cremation.


  14. Dishing with Mark and Carrie: December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | South Florida Blade

    DJ Disney is one of our naughtiest nephews! He has been spinning in all our favorite clubs. When not spinning at Hamburger Mary's in GaYBOR, Disney can be found under the I-275 overpass at Busch Boulevard! In every old neighborhood in Florida, there is a big old house that has been converted into a funeral home.


  15. Obituaries for Wednesday, Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Fresno Bee

    Johnny Chico Alcantar, 67, of Mendota died Nov. 25. He was a farm laborer. Remembrance Service: 1 p.m. Dec. 20 at Mendota Pentecostal Church of God.


  16. How it All Plays Out -- Analyst Notes on Magnetek, Malibu Boats, Matthews, Mercury and MesaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    Moments ago, Realtime Equities released new analyst updates concerning several important developing situations including Magnetek , Malibu Boats , Matthews , Mercury , and Mesa . Realtime Equities is the leader in realtime news, commentary and analysis - proudly employing registered CFAA research staff and rigorous compliance procedures.


  17. Dubbert, Bernard W.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Herald

    Bernard W. Dubbert MARBLEHEAD: Bernard W. Dubbert, 97, residing in Marblehead, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness. Bernard was born on September 14, 1917 in Elmore, OH to the late William Dubbert Sr. and Neva Gerold.


  18. Suspended funeral director faces charges of passing bad checks involving her closed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    A Cleveland funeral director, under state investigation for misspent burial funds , faces charges of passing bad checks involving her business. Nancy Coreno, 72, has been indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury on allegations that she wrote more than $6,200 in bogus checks in August to repay a loan to her business, according to court records and interviews.


  19. Public hearing, take twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Courier

    A second public hearing will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Russellville City Hall for Jim Bob Humphrey's proposed cemetery and crematorium to be constructed adjacent to Center Valley Elementary School. The Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors previously tabled the permit following a well-attended public hearing in Russellville on July 29 and again during its Nov. 15 meeting, when Humphrey, president of Humphrey Funeral Services, proposed changing the location of the crematorium to property further from the school.


  20. O'Flaherty, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newark Advocate

    Virginia O'Flaherty Newark: Virginia O'Flaherty, 97 of Hanover died Sunday December 14, 2014 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center-Newark. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Newark Chapel, Vensil & Chute Funeral Homes.