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Funeral Home Happenings — February 27, 2017

by | Feb 27, 2017 | Funeral Home Happenings

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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 We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings!

Tetrick Funeral Home Named Defender of Children for Boys and Girls Club

Tetrick Funeral Home in Elizabethton, Tennessee, was named Defender of Children for the Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County for the second year in a row.

Read more at Johnson City Press.

Funeral Homes and United Way Partner to Make a Difference

Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Helt Funeral Home, Maxwell Funeral Home, Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home, and Yost-Gedon Funeral Home in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, have all partnered with the United Way to promote donations to the community in honor of loved ones who have passed.

Read more at The Express.

O’Neill Funeral Home Adds Baby Grand Piano

Families now can opt for live music at their loved ones’ funerals at the O’Neill Funeral Home in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Read more at The Valley Breeze.

Cromes Funeral Home Starts New Chapter After 75 Years

Cromes Funeral Home in Sidney, Ohio, was purchased by Erik and Aaron Edwards and will now be the Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

Read more at Sidney Daily News.

William Murphy Funeral Home Continues Service to Community

The William Murphy Funeral Home in New Jersey has been family-owned and operated since it opened in 1885 as the Hartzell Brothers Undertakers and Furniture Co.

Read more at The Times.

Melancon’s Funeral Home Celebrates Reopening

Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland, Texas, has a newly remodeled facility.

Read more at The News Nederland.

Matthews Funeral Home Has Served Generations in Edmond

Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, Oklahoma, has proudly served many families again and again and is a staple in the town.

Read more at The Oklahoman.

Charlie McQuown Honors Veterans

Charlie McQuown, owner of McQuown Funeral Home in Glasgow, Pennsylvania, is honoring veterans by engraving their names on tiles.


McDaniel Funeral Service Plans New Facility

McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett, Missouri, is upgrading its facility and adding a few new additions to the building, which was originally built in the 1950s.

Read more at The Daily Dunklin Democrat.

Jim Love Retires After 46 Years

Jim Love, a funeral director at Butherus-Maser & Love Funeral Home in Lincoln, Nebraska, has retired after serving the community for 46 years.

Read more at Lincoln Journal Star.

Sabrina N. Young Qualifies for Recertification

Sabrina N. Young, CFSP, recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) by the Academy of Professional Services Practice. She is a funeral director at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple, Texas.

Read more at Temple Daily Telegram.

Roper & Sons Building New Facility

Roper & Sons Funeral and Cremation Care in Lincoln, Nebraska, is opening a new location to serve more families.

Read more at Lincoln Journal Star.

Eric Warmka Named General Manager of Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes

Eric Warmka is now the general manager for Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes in New Ulm, Minnesota.

Read more at The Journal.


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