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Coffin shortage being taken on by prisons around the world

With a lack of critical supplies and factories not able to work at full capacity to meet the demands of a world in a pandemic,...

Fourth generation to carry on Erickson Funeral Home traditions in Darlington, Wisconsin

After 40 years of service Brent Erickson has officially retired as the funeral home director of the Erickson Funeral Home. In doing so he passes...

Muslim cemetery in India waives all fees for COVID-19 Victims

This week The Mahim Kabrastan Trust from Mumbai announced that they will be offering free burials for COVID-19 deceased Muslims.   The Mahim Kabrastan is one...

Undigging the past of notable women thanks to a historic cemeteries grant

A grant has been awarded to begin researching the women buried in Oregon’s historic cemeteries.  The Oregon public agency Metro has begun an exciting new...

Shakeup for death care e-commerce as Google makes their shopping listings free

Google announced that starting this week listing a product for sale on their shopping tab would now be free.  The tech giant, Google, is going...

Scottish funeral director revives old funeral traditions to honor the deceased in times of coronavirus

Lockdown restrictions in Scotland have limited the amount of attendees allowed at funerals. A local funeral home director is stepping up to try and revive...

New York sends bodies out of state to handle the surge of cremations

The rapid increase of deaths because of COVID-19 has resulted in bodies to be sent out of state as New York crematories cannot keep up...

Private funeral home owners expand their Arkansas properties

Private Arkansas funeral owners expand and purchase another private funeral home in a neighboring town. Arkansas funeral home owners Scott and Paula Berna have acquired...