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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!

 

McFarland’s Funeral Chapel Celebrates 106 Years

McFarland’s Funeral Chapel in Tryon, North Carolina, is celebrating its 106th anniversary.

 

Read more at Tryon Daily Bulletin.

 

Firefighter Becomes Licensed Funeral Director

After more than three decades with the Lynn Fire Department, Jack Barry is joining the staff at Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home in Peabody, Massachusetts.

 

Read more at itemlive.com.

 

Eugene Wagner Named President of Michigan Funeral Directors Association

Eugene Wagner of Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals in Cassopolis, Michigan, was elected president of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association.

 

Read more at The Herald-Palladium.

 

Robert Dauderman is HIASAA Hall of Fame Nominee

Robert Dauderman, owner of Dauderman Funeral Home in Alhambra, Illinois, is a nominee for the Highland Illinois Area School Alumni Association Hall of Fame.

 

Read more at Belleville News-Democrat.

 

D.J. Wright Participates in Mentoring Program

Daniel James “D.J.” Wright, owner of Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Flemington, New Jersey, participated in the National Funeral Directors Association’s Meet the Mentors Program.

 

Read more at nj.com.

 

Grand Opening for Georgia Funeral Home

More than 200 people attended the opening of Chavous B. Johnson & Reid Funeral Service in Waynesboro, Georgia.

 

Read more at The True Citizen.

 

Williams-Lobermeier-Boettcher Purchased

Williams-Lobermeier-Boettcher Funeral Home in Duluth, Minnesota, is now owned by Dougherty Funeral Home in the same town.

 

Read more at Duluth News Tribune.

 

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home Hosts Shred Day

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead, New York, held a shred day to teach the community about identity theft and environmental awareness.

 

Read more at Riverhead Local.

 

Roselawn Funeral Home Covers Funeral Expenses for Young Boy

Roselawn Funeral Home in Terre Haute, Indiana, covered the expenses of a funeral for a young boy with cerebral palsy. All the money that was raised for his funeral is now being donated to a local cerebral palsy organization.

 

Read more at Tribune Star.

 

Walter Hutchins Receives Community Award

Walter Hutchins, owner of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home in Rockland, Maine, was given the Golden Weather Vane Award.

 

Read more at VillageSoup.

 

Libby Christensen Joins Thomas Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa, has welcomed Libby Christensen as its newest funeral director.

 

Read more at Daily Iowegian.

 

Gattozzi & Son Breaks Ground on New Expansion

Gattozzi & Son Funeral Home in Chesterland, Ohio, just broke ground on an expansion that is expected to finish in early fall.

 

Read more at The News-Herald.

 

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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