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Funeral Home Happenings — November 18, 2019

by | Nov 18, 2019 | 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!

First Female Funeral Director Joins the Family Funeral Home Business

Funeral Director Stephanie N. Durst-McAteer joined the family business at Durst Funeral Home.

Read more at Cumberland Times-News.

Funeral Home Updates to a Brand-New Name

McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium changed its name to Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium to reflect the funeral home’s new owners.

Read more at The Laurinburg Exchange.

Holiday Grief Programs to Be Held at Funeral Home

Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory will be holding the program “Managing Grief During the Holidays” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on November 19th and from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on December 7th at the Park Tribute Center.

Read more at The Bulletin.

Celebration of Life Center Opens in Jarrettsville, Maryland

The McComas Life Celebration Center, owned by McComas Family Funeral Homes, is open in Jarrettsville, Maryland. The facility offers traditional funeral services in addition to modern event spaces for hosting receptions and other special gatherings.

Read more at The Baltimore Sun.

New Crematorium Is the First in Its County

Lakes Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Berea, Kentucky is the first crematorium to open in its county.

Read more at Richmond Register.

Funeral Director Purchases Funeral Home

Funeral Director Eric Nelson bought Hall Funeral Home in Casco, Maine.

Read more at The Conway Daily Sun.


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