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Private Iowa funeral chain split and sold to two private family chains

Private funeral owners find new owners for three branches in two local established Iowa families. Northwest Iowa will see some changes in their funeral service...

Pet cemetery sold for commercial use shocks pet parents

For over 50 years pet owners have been burying their beloved pets at the Oak Hollow Memorial Park. This has come to an abrupt end...

Mexico battles infectious waste disposal issues due to corona crisis

Piles of hazardous medical waste have been found in forests, warehouses and crematoria in Mexico as the country surpasses the limits of waste management. Military...

States can’t wait for FEMA, Massachusetts lawmakers propose to help cover covid19 funeral costs

Lawmakers in Massachusetts have proposed a $5 million fund to help families, who lost a loved one to COVID-19, pay for burial services. Backed by...

New York burial assistance program will include undocumented immigrants

New York expands burial service assistance to provide final support to more low-income New Yorkers.  At this point 22.619 people have died from COVID-19 in...

German Funeral Association demands more focus on the domestic production of coffins in response to crisis

The corona pandemic raises the questions of dependency on global supply chains for essential supplies. In a response the German Federal Association of Funeral Services...

Unique ways to honor veterans’ ashes

Get inspired on ways to honor veterans Military personnel have served their country and have a special role in society. Honoring deceased veterans can be...

Couple reopens Illinois funeral home

The Du Quoin community is happy to welcome Bill and Vonda Rosado as the new owners of the Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home. Filling in the big...