Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve.
Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately!
If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings!
Hunt Receives 50-Year Service Pin
Wilson Hunt of Young Family Funeral Homes in Kendallville and Wolcottville, Indiana, received his 50-year service pin from the Indiana Funeral Directors Association.
Read more at KPC News.
Funeral Home Hosting Educational Series
Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford, Mississippi, has developed a series of talks for the public called “The Art of a Funeral.”
Read more at The Oxford Eagle.
Barry and Jana Autry Purchase Carroll-Lehr
The owners of Autry Funeral Home have purchased Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home and Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens, Texas.
Read more at Athens Daily Review.
Hoy Incorporates with Dengler, Roberts, Perna
Hoy Funeral Home has been incorporated into Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home in New York.
Read more at West Seneca Bee.
Melvin J. Schroeder Honored for 40 Years
Melvin J. Schroeder of Schroeder & Sites, Inc., in Iowa was honored by the Iowa Funeral Directors Association for 40 years of dedication to funeral service.
Read more at Mitchell County Press News.
Artero Memorial Chapels Get New Owners
The Artero Memorial Chapels in Victoria and Port Lavaca, Texas, are now owned by Cesar and Belia Ornelas and will be renamed Angel Lucy’s Funeral Homes.
Read more at Victoria Advocate.
Buddy the Therapy Dog Helps Families
Buddy, a Golden Retriever, is a valued employee of Winfield Funeral Home in Greenville, Rhode Island.
Read more at TurnTo10.
T.A. Lane Named to State Funeral Directors Board
The Texas Funeral Directors Association has named T.A. Lane, funeral director at Cason Monk-Metcalf in Nacogdoches, Texas, to their Board of Directors.
Read more at KJAS.
Grant Helps with Renovations
Kinnick Funeral Home’s Chapel in Girard, Ohio, received $15,000 to put toward a car port upgrade as part of a downtown revitalization grant.
Read more at Tribune Chronicle.