In this month’s issue we look at memorials erected to honor victims of the Titanic sinking and talk to ICCFA Lasting Impact honoree Tom Flynn, owner of America’s Cemetery in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

Ask the Expert: Nick Timpe

Ask the Expert: Nick Timpe

At 31 years old, Nick Timpe is already an 11-year veteran of the cemetery and funeral home industry. Late last year, he added a new title to his impressive resume – president and CEO of webCemeteries.com. In his new position, Timpe’s goal is simple: help cemeteries and funeral homes better…

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Facebook and the Funeral Profession: What Do the Changes Mean for You?

Facebook and the Funeral Profession: What Do the Changes Mean for You?

By now, most people in the death-care industry know the importance of developing and nurturing relationships with those in the community through social media. But do they know how important? According to a New York Times report, “The average daily time that users spend on Facebook is nearing an hour.…

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South Carolina Cemetery’s Flag Program Honors Veterans and First Responders

South Carolina Cemetery’s Flag Program Honors Veterans and First Responders

This is an abbreviated version of an article that originally appeared in our October 2017 issue of American Cemetery & Cremation. By Steve Cronin Every veteran’s family gets a flag commemorating their loved one’s service to their country at the end of a funeral ceremony. And while these flags are…

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Risk Management Strategies for Dealing with Third-Party Crematories

Risk Management Strategies for Dealing with Third-Party Crematories

This is an abbreviated version of an article that originally appeared in our December 2017 issue of American Cemetery & Cremation. By Emily Ann Albrecht While undoubtedly a valuable – if not the only – option for many funeral homes today, outsourcing cases to third-party crematories as a matter of…

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2017 American Cemetery Excellence Award Winner

2017 American Cemetery Excellence Award Winner

This is an abbreviated version of an article that originally appeared in our December 2017 issue of American Cemetery & Cremation. By Patti Martin Bartsche It somehow seems fitting that one of Money magazine’s 10 Top Places to Live in America is home to this year’s American Cemetery Excellence Award…

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Funerals of the Famous – John Glenn

Funerals of the Famous – John Glenn

This is an abbreviated version of an article that originally appeared in our February 2017 issue of American Funeral Director. Godspeed John Glenn John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – Dec. 8, 2016 Throughout his life, John Glenn held many titles: war hero, astronaut, senator. But none so aptly…

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