Funeral Home Happenings March 21, 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!

 

Fifth Generation Funeral Director Opens New Location

Raymond J. Slater IV, a fifth-generation funeral director, opened the RJ Slater IV Funeral & Cremation Service in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

 

Read more at Trib Live.

 

Nicole Lenhart Joins Jacobs Funeral Homes and Cremation Services Inc.

Nicole Lenhart will manage the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls, Michigan, as well as assist families at the three other locations.

 

Read more at Iron Mountain Daily News.

 

Will Traxson Talks to Kiwanis Club

Will Traxson, owner of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens, Texas, talked to a local Kiwanis club about how advanced funeral planning helps ease the burden on family members.

 

Read more at Athens Review.

 

Lester R. Grummons Recertified

Lester R. Grummons of Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home in Oneonta, New York, has qualified for recertification as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner with the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

 

Read more at The Daily Star.

 

Two Funeral Homes Recognized by American Legion

American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 in Statesboro, Georgia, honored Hodges-Moore Funeral Home and Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home for their support.

 

Read more at Statesboro Herald.

 

Serenity-Grissom Earns Customer Service Award

Serenity-Grisson Funeral Home in Cleveland, Tennessee, was presented with the Excellence in Customer Service Award by Johnson Consulting Group.

 

Read more at Cleveland Daily Banner.

 

Funeral Director Goes Above and Beyond to Reunite Husband and Wife

After discovering she had died alone, Ken McKenzie of McKenzie Mortuary Services in Long Beach, California, did everything he could to honor her wishes to be buried next to her husband.

 

Read more at Press-Telegram.

 

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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