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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!

 

The Late Florence C. Burns Honored by Malden Public Library

Florence C. Burns, the first woman funeral director in Malden, Massachusetts, was honored by the local library with a dedication of the Fireplace Reading Room.

 

Read more at Malden Patch.

 

Schoeneberger Funeral Home Opening New Location

Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham, Minnesota, is opening a new facility that’s bigger and has more amenities than their current building.

 

Read more at Perham Focus.

 

Tara McCarron Discusses Rewarding Career as Funeral Director

Tara McCarron, a funeral director in Rhode Island, recently spoke to students about her career as a funeral director.

 

Read more at Johnston Sunrise.

 

Reger Funeral Home Welcomes Third Generation

Reger Funeral Home in Huntington, West Virginia, has announced that Andrew Reger has joined the firm as a fully licensed funeral director and embalmer.

 

Read more at Herald-Dispatch.

 

Scott Schmidt Starts Pets in Peaceful Rest

Scott Schmidt, a funeral director with Christopher-Mitchell Funeral Homes in New York, has started a pet memorial business to help families cope with the loss of their animal loved ones.

 

Read more at Orleans Hub.

 

Nelson Funeral Home Gets New Lead Director

Nelson Funeral Home in Gaylord, Michigan, recently welcomed Ryan Fausett as its new lead funeral director.

 

Read more at Gaylord Herald Times.

 

Thomas J. Pirro Funeral Home Helps Families Facing Tragedy

Thomas J. Pirro Funeral Home in Syracuse, New York, goes above and beyond for families facing tragedy by offering services free of charge.

 

Read more at CNYCentral.com.

 

Sarah Wilkerson Casteel Helps Mourning Families

Sarah Wilkerson Casteel, a funeral director for Wilkerson Funeral Homes in De Queen, Arkansas, is featured in a news story about her service to the profession and her families.

 

Read more at Texarkana Gazette.

 

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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