Funeral Home Happenings July 24, 2017

 

Written by Jacob Terranova

 

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!

 

Beverly Ridge Funeral Home Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, located in Chicago, celebrated their 60th anniversary this past week. The family-owned funeral home began serving their community back in 1957.

 

Read more at Beverly Review.

 

Maher Funeral Home Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

The Maher family-owned funeral home celebrated their second year as an independently owned funeral home serving the Tinley Park, Illinois community.

 

Read more at Beverly Review.

 

Staab Funeral Home Honored By Veterans Association

Staab Funeral Homes of Springfield, Illinois, was honored by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs for the third quarter of 2017. The funeral home was honored for their commitment to providing veterans fundraising, unique memorials, and veteran parks.

 

Read more at WAND-17.

 

Funeral Home Brings Piece of History to County Fair

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation brought a special piece of history along to the Lincoln County fair in Wisconsin. Guests got to see a restored 1885 horse-drawn hearse and a replica of President Lincoln’s coffin.

 

Read more at Merrill Foto News.

 

Funeral Home Finishes New Facility After Fire

Hedges-Scott Funeral Home opened the doors to their new facility and welcomed the public to an open house. The funeral home’s original building burned down in a 2016 fire.

 

Read more at Lake Expo.

 

Ohio Funeral Home Plans Free Dinner For Families

DeJohn Funeral Homes of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, will host a free dinner and discussion on funeral preplanning for area families.

 

Read more at The News-Herald.

 

Minnesota Funeral Home Opens New Facility

The Parker-Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault, Minnesota, celebrated the opening of their new modern facility. Community members were invited to join in an open house and celebrate the new opening.

 

Read more at Faribault Chamber Of Commerce.

 

Funeral Home Invites Author to Speak to Families

Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington, Indiana, invited the author Cindy Heigl to speak. Heigl is the author of the book In a Heartbeat, and will speak to families about her near-death experiences from sudden cardiac arrest.

 

Read more at Greene County Daily Word.

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

 

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