Funeral Home Happenings January 30, 2017

 

Written by Samantha Ward

 

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!

 

Mark Bailey Chases Down Robber

Mark Bailey, a funeral director at Bailey Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Halethorpe, Maryland, saved the day when he chased down and tackled an armed robber just down the street from the funeral home.

 

Read more at WBAL TV.

 

John F. Cascio Receives the Brass Apple Award

John F. Cascio, the executive director of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, is the 2017 recipient of the Brass Apple Award presented by the Council of Funeral Association Executives.

 

Read more at Hartford Patch.

 

Burgess Funeral Home Opening Reception Hall

The Burgess Funeral Home in Illinois is opening a 60-seat lounge to serve as a reception space for the families it serves.

 

Read more at News Tribune.

 

Williams Funeral Home Collects Donations for Storm Victims

After storms ravaged parts of Georgia, Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville, Georgia, began collecting things like non-perishable food, school supplies, toiletries, and more for those affected.

 

Read more at Union-Recorder.

 

Jay E. Heald Nominated as America’s Small Business Person of the Year

Jay E. Heald of Heald Funeral Home Inc. in Plattsburgh, New York, was nominated as America’s Small Business Person of the Year by the North County Small Business Development Center.

 

Read more at Press Republican.

 

Sterling Williams to Serve on Board

Sterling Williams, owner of Sterling McCullough Williams Funeral Home in Ohio, has been appointed to the Western Reserve Port Authority Board of Directors where he will serve for the next four years.

 

Read more at Tribune Chronicle.

 

If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at samantha@frazerconsultants.com. We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings!

 

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