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What are the most common mistakes you see funeral directors making when conducting air transfers, and how should they be doing it?

Eagle’s Wings Air has been managing the air transportation of human remains for the last 10 years, working with funeral home professionals across the country for domestic and international ship out...
By Dave McComb and the Team at Eagle’s Wings Air
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Keys to Service = Respect

Has anyone noticed that it seems that culturally in 2015 the notion of respect for other human beings has changed? And not in a good way?  Not to sound negative, but it seems evident that cul...
By Todd Van Beck, Director of Continuing Media Education, John A. Gupton College, Nashville, TN
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

National Museum of Funeral History 24th Annual Charity Golf Classic Raises $600,000

INDUSTRY NEWS  The National Museum of Funeral History recently held their “24th Annual Charity Golf Classic” at the Kingswood Country Club as 94 sponsors, 375 players and 40 volunteers all co...
By Southern Funeral Director Magazine
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Owego Cruciform Casket Company

The waters of the mighty Susquehanna run cold and dark in March of the year. It’s not a place where you’d want to linger. And yet, a number of hardy men in small boats were navigating the dangerous...
By Mike Bearsdley, Funeral and Casket Historian
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Imports vs. Exports - Pro's and Con's

Imported caskets vs Domestic caskets have been a major subject of discussion within the funeral profession for the last 15-20 years. Many contend the statement “how dare to take U.S. manufacturing ...
By John Yopp
Thursday, August 30, 2018

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