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!
Scott Dahl Recognized for Work as Funeral Director
Scott Dahl, a managing partner of Hennessey Funeral Homes and Crematory in Spokane, Washington, has been part of the funeral profession since he was a child thanks to his funeral director father.
Read more at The Spokesman-Review.
Roger Vander Plaat Earns CCO Designation
Roger Vander Plaat of Lazear-Smith and Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Warwick, New York, has earned his Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).
Read more at The Warwick Advertiser.
Powles Staton Funeral Home Recognized for Toy Drive
The North Carolina National Guard has recognized the Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, North Carolina, for its Operation Toy Soldier program.
Read more at Salisbury Post.
Therapy Dog Brings Joy to Families at Ballard Funeral Home
Dash is a one-year-old therapy dog who has taken up residence at the Ballard Funeral Home in Cody, Wyoming.
Read more at Powell-Tribune.
Tri-City LLC Crematory Featured in Story
Opened in March 2015, Tri-City LLC Crematory in has expertise in all areas of funeral needs, however, they specialize in cremation.
Read more at The Daily Dunkin Democrat.
Ebright Funeral Home Gets New Apprentice
Ebright Funeral Home in Frankfort, Ohio, has brought on Tyler W. Brown as he completes a two-year apprenticeship to obtain his Ohio Funeral Directors license.
Read more at The Times-Gazette.
Brenneman Funeral Home Gets New Owners
Mike and Kelly Hornung are the new owners of Brenneman Funeral Home in Liberal, Kansas.
Read more at Leader & Times.
Shaunda Lawson Returns Home to Continue Family Funeral Home
In April, Shaunda Lawson will celebrate her one-year anniversary as the owner and operator of Lawson’s Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Grove, Oklahoma.
Read more at Grand Lake News.
Downs Funeral Home Remodeled
Downs Funeral Home in Superior, Wisconsin, is sporting a fresh coat of paint but the same value and reliable service its families have become accustomed to.
Read more at Superior Telegram.
Craig L. Stewart Renewed as Certified Preplanning Consultant
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has renewed the Certified Preplanning Consultant certification of Craig L. Stewart of Kuhn Funeral Homes in West Reading, Pennsylvania.
Read more at Reading Eagle.
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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