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Death Care startup Eterneva will be on Shark Tank

Eterneva is an up and coming death care startup that turns ashes (or hair) of the departed into Diamonds. Founded in 2016 by Garrett Ozar and Adelle Archer, they hope to shake up the way we remember and celebrate the…

Propel Funeral Partners makes $12.3 million profit due to surge of winter deaths

Propel Funeral Partners, one of the largest death services providers in Australia and New Zealand, announced that its revenue increased 19% this year. A $8.3 million (€7.5m) net-profit compared to a loss of $9.6 million (€8.7m) in the same period…

Canadian Red Deer Hospice Society opens $5.2 million hospice expansion

After 5 years of negotiations and building, the Red Deer Hospice society was finally able to open their $5.2 million hospice expansion. The addition increases the existing ten rooms to sixteen private palliative care spaces. There is also now room…

New palliative care study ranks the best places to die in America

Palliative care advocacy groups (Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC)) have released a new study grading states palliative care availability. The goal of the report is to inform and help citizens and…

Legendary Drummer Ginger Baker dies at 80

Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker, born 19 August 1939; died 6 October 2019 at the age of 80. He had been suffering from degenerative osteoarthritis and a smoking-related pulmonary condition. He is survived by his four children Nettie, Leda, Kofi, and…

Bride adds father’s ashes into her wedding manicure

Five months before the wedding of Charlotte Walton’s her father passed away. The family was of course devastated and it broke Charlotte ́s heart that her father would no longer be able to walk her down the aisle as they…

Controversy continues among Zimbabwe funeral industry on servicing national heroes

What can the government do to guarantee that the nation’s fallen heroes are given the funeral services they deserve? The Zimbabwe death care industry wants more government regulations and enforcement around the National Heroes Act. Allowing mourning families to select…

Carriage Services acquires Lombardo Funeral Homes in New York

PRESS RELEASE: Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Lombardo Funeral Homes in Buffalo, NY. The partnership with Lombardo Funeral Homes further expands Carriage Services’ strategic geographic footprint in the state of New York. …