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Funeral Home Happenings — June 19, 2017

by | Jun 19, 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!

Teaming Up to Dispose of Flags

McComas Funeral Homes in Maryland teamed up with the local American Legion to offer a way to dispose of old American flags properly.

Read more at The Baltimore Sun.

Funeral Home Opens Location in Old Bank

Horton and Sanderlin Funeral and Cremation Services is now open in downtown Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Read more at Daily Advance.

The Gift of Sight

Darby Funeral Home in Canton, Georgia, donated more than 200 pairs of eyeglasses to the Canton Lions Club.

Read more at Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News.

More Than 300 American Flags Retired on Flag Day

Wendt Funeral Home in Moline, Illinois, retired more than 300 flags on Flag Day.

Read more at WSAW-TV.

Metcalf Celebrating Nearly 80 years

Metcalf Funeral Home in Conroe, Texas, first opened in 1938. It has remained in the Metcalf family throughout the years.

Read more at My San Antonio.

Therapy Dog Brings Comfort

Kuhn Funeral Home in West Reading, Pennsylvania, now has a therapy dog to help comfort families.

Read more at WFMZ-TV.

Collecting Flags for Retirement

Butler Funeral Homes in Springfield, Illinois, is collecting flags to be properly disposed of.

Read more at The State Journal-Register.

Parking Spots Dedicated to Purple Heart Recipients

Tetrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Johnson City, Tennessee, has dedicated two parking spots for Purple Heart recipients.

Read more at WJHL.

Renovations Unveiled

Hulse, Playfair & McGarry Funeral & Cremation Services showed off renovations to their facility in Kemptville, Ontario.

Read more at Inside Ottawa Valley.

William Sullivan & Son Offers Free Bus Tours

William Sullivan & Son in Utica, Michigan, is offering free bus tours for veterans and their families of the Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Read more at Daily Tribune.

Jensen Funeral Homes Receive Award of Excellence

Jensen Funeral Homes in Iowa received the Award of Excellence at the 137th Annual Iowa Funeral Directors Association Convention.

Read more at Pilot Tribune.

Tennessee’s Oldest Funeral Home Honored

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Springfield, Tennessee, is celebrating 175 years and was honored by the Tennessee Funeral Director’s Association.

Read more at The Tennessean.

Funeral Home Holds Free Concert

The John P. Feeney Funeral Home in Reading, Pennsylvania, held a free concert.

Read more at Reading Eagle.

Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary Plans Family Fun Day

Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary in Statesville, North Carolina, is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a Family Fun Day.

Read more at Statesville Record & Landmark.


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