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Funeral Home Happenings — January 20, 2020

by | Jan 20, 2020 | 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!

Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services Begins Renovations for Modern Funeral Home

Bert L. Haskell, Jr., the owner of Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services in Illinois, purchased a former medical office in Wyoming, Illinois and began renovations immediately to convert it into Stark County’s newest, most modern funeral home. Plans are to consolidate his current funeral operations in the county from two old, more than 100-year-old homes into this newer, one-level building. The project is scheduled to be completed and open for families by June 2020. Haskell is documenting his remodeling journey on the funeral home’s Instagram and Facebook Page.

Funeral Director Jordan Williams Joins the Staff of Leavitt Funeral Services and Crematory

After apprenticing at Leavitt Funeral Services and Crematory in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Jordan Williams is joining the staff as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

Read more at News and Sentinel.

Funeral Home’s Funeral Procession Facebook Post Goes Viral

Oakey’s Funeral Homes in Virginia shared a Facebook post with a message from Rev. Cindy Maddox about funeral procession safety, and it went viral.


New Funeral Home Earns Small Business of the Year Award

After being open for about a year, Franklin County Funeral Home in Preston, Idaho earned the Small Business of the Year Award from the Preston Area Chamber of Commerce. They received the award for their professional services and preservation of an old building.

Read more at The Preston Citizen.


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