A Look Behind the Deal to Take Park Lawn Private: A Conversation with the Chief of Homesteaders

A Look Behind the Deal to Take Park Lawn Private: A Conversation with the Chief of Homesteaders

By Thomas A. Parmalee When you get a chance to make three to four times the typical rate of return compared with a traditional investment, you take a good look […]

Directors Investment Group Named as One of the 2024 Best Workplaces in Texas by Fortune and Great Place To Work

Directors Investment Group Named as One of the 2024 Best Workplaces in Texas by Fortune and Great Place To Work

Directors Investment Group, parent company to Funeral Directors Life, Passare, and other subsidiaries, was recently recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Texas by Fortune Media and Great Place […]

Pennsylvania Funeral Homes Cheer Changing of Cremation Law

Pennsylvania Funeral Homes Cheer Changing of Cremation Law

By Jason Benion, Death Care Attorney at Saxton & Stump Pennsylvania has lowered the temperature on cremation – literally. A bill, described by its primary sponsor Rep. Steve Malagari as the […]

Saluting June’s Unsung Hero of Funeral Service: Kirk M. Mabile of Mothe Funeral Home in New Orleans

Saluting June’s Unsung Hero of Funeral Service: Kirk M. Mabile of Mothe Funeral Home in New Orleans

By Thomas A. Parmalee Kirk M. Mabile, 53, a longtime funeral director at Mothe Funeral Home, serving the Westbank of New Orleans, has been named June’s Unsung Hero of Funeral […]

PlotBox Launches Funeral Home AI Obituary Assistant

PlotBox Launches Funeral Home AI Obituary Assistant

PlotBox recently introduced a new AI-assisted obituary writer as the newest addition to its funeral home software solution.  Accessed from within PlotBox’s case management module, the AI Obituary Assistant enables […]

Premier Preneed Marketing Appoints Vitelli as Area Sales Leader

Premier Preneed Marketing Appoints Vitelli as Area Sales Leader

Officials at the preneed marketing agency, Premier Preneed Marketing, have announced the hiring of a new member of the company’s sales team.  Mark Vitelli, a licensed insurance professional, possesses a […]

Homesteaders Names Brandon Full Director of Business Development

Homesteaders Names Brandon Full Director of Business Development

Scott Morris, vice president of business development at Homesteaders Life Company, recently announced that Brandon Full will become director of business development. Full previously served as a Homesteaders senior account […]

Rising Together: Three Years of Virtual Support Meetings

Rising Together: Three Years of Virtual Support Meetings

We joined this profession because we care about people, and monthly peer support meetings are a chance to care for one another. Our profession has lost too many amazing, talented […]

That Guy with the Glorious Beard from Tukios

That Guy with the Glorious Beard from Tukios

By Thomas A. Parmalee If you had to select the most iconic beard in funeral service – one that rivals Gandalf from Lord of the Rings, Billy Gibbons from ZZ […]

Selected Educational Trust Partners with NGL to Offer Online Training

Selected Educational Trust Partners with NGL to Offer Online Training

The Selected Educational Trust is pleased to announce the Institute for Exceptional Funeral Service, now powered by National Guardian Life Insurance Company. With this exciting partnership comes a new on-demand […]

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