Written by Jacob Terranova
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!
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home Honored
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home of Fairfield, Connecticut, was honored with the NFDA’s 2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award. It was one of only 164 funeral homes to receive the award.
Read more at the Fairfield Citizen.
New Funeral Home Opens in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Funeral Director Crystal Matthews recently opened the Matthews Family Mortuary in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The funeral home plans to celebrate their grand opening on November 11th.
Read more at the Rocky Mount Telegram.
Kuhn Funeral Home & Crematory Celebrate Anniversary
The Kuhn Funeral Home, located in West Reading, Pennsylvania, is celebrating their 80th anniversary. The family-owned funeral home first opened in 1937.
Read more at the Reading Eagle.
A.H. Peters Funeral Home Honored
A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, was honored with the NFDA’s 2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award. The funeral home was recognized specifically for their community outreach and active involvement.
Read more at Grosse Pointe News.
Wisconsin Funeral Home Hosts Event for Troops
Brainard Funeral Home is hosting a “Treats for Troops” event. The event will help collect candy and other goods to create care packages for soldiers overseas.
Read more at WAOW.com.
Chambers and James Funeral Homes Honored
The West Virginia funeral home was honored with the NFDA’s 2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award. The funeral home received recognition for their James Garden Project, a community gardening project.
Read more at WTOV9.com.
Ohio Funeral Home to Host Holiday Remembrance Program
The Behm Family Funeral Home of Madison, Ohio, will host a remembrance program later this month. The candlelight memorial service will include a tree of remembrance, live entertainment, and refreshments.
Read more at the News-Herald.
Kepner Funeral Home Creates Clothing Drive
Kepner Funeral Home, an Ohio Valley funeral home, has organized a “Children’s Winter Warm Up.” The clothing drive will collect new or gently used clothes to help community children who can’t afford winter clothes this year.
Read more at WTOV9.com.
Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery Celebrates 110th Anniversary
The Arizona funeral home will celebrate their 110th anniversary this month. Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery will mark the event with guest speakers and a guided tour of their funeral home facility.
Read more at KGUN9.com.
Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home Celebrates 100 Years
The Canton, Ohio, Funeral home will celebrate their 100-year anniversary this month. The funeral home originally opened in 1917.
Read more at CantonRep.com.
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!
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