Funeral Home Happenings July 31, 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!

 

Texas Funeral Home Honors Fallen Soldiers

The Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home honored veterans this past weekend by displaying a fallen soldier exhibit. The exhibit consisted of a 200-foot photo memorial of fallen Texas service men and women.

 

Read more at KCEN-TV.

 

Funeral Home Celebrates 185 Years of Service

Westchester Funeral Home Inc. in New York recently celebrated their 185th year of funeral service. The funeral home has been in the Benedict family name for six generations and even handled the services of assassinated President James A. Garfield.

 

Read more at LoHud.com.

 

Alabama Funeral Homes Presents “The Carolina Boys Quartet”

Langley and Radney Funeral Homes sponsored an annual charity concert event this past week. The concert featured the southern gospel group ‘The Carolina Boys Quartet” and helped benefit the Tallapoosa Christian Crisis Center.

 

Read more at The Outlook.

 

Maine Funeral Home Thanks First Responders

Conroy-Tully Funeral Homes, located in Portland, Maine, thanked first responders by hosting a community barbecue. Local law enforcement, fire, and rescue crews were invited and thanked for their work in keeping the community safe.

 

Read more at WCSH6.

 

Connecticut Funeral Directors Association Awards Scholarship

The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association gave $500 scholarships to students that are pursuing a career in social work and other “helping professions”.

 

Read more at The Day.

 

Massachusetts Funeral Home To Host Opioid Talk

The Jackman Funeral Home in Uxbridge will host an educational event focused on battling opioid addiction. The event will take place August 3rd.

 

Read more at Milford Daily News.

 

Illinois Funeral Director Awarded Certificate

Chris Wooldridge, a funeral director at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton, Illinois, was recently honored by the NFDA. Wooldridge renewed his Certified Preplanning Consultant certificate.

 

Read more at the Telegraph.

 

Virginia Funeral Home celebrates 125 Years of Service

Townes Funeral Home of Danville, Virginia, celebrated their 125th year of community service.

 

Read more at GoDanRiver.com.

 

Pape Family Funeral Home Hosts Memorial Service

Pape Family Funeral Home of Danville, Illinois, helped area families celebrate life through a memorial service. The service included a tree planting ceremony on the funeral home’s property.

 

Read more at Illinois Homepage.

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

 

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