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Ghana dancing pallbearers use social media hype to warn people to stay home

Ghana’s dancing pallbearers have gone viral and continue to spread awareness about celebrating a life well-lived.  The Nana Otafrija Dancing Pallbearers gained fame in 2017...

New Zealand opens funerals up to 50 attendees

New Zealand Funeral directors consider the government’s change of heart a big win for the community who can now have 50 guests in attendance at...

New ways to host memorials and community engagement with Facebook adding more video options to their platforms

Updated video offerings make online gatherings easier than ever before. Whether it’s a memorial service or an industry Q&A there are now convenient ways to...

Arlington National Cemetery expansion approved

Arlington national cemetery prepares for the future by expanding. Adding 50 acres to the property and opening around 60,000 more burial plots. Arlington National cemetery...

Family holds an ‘Animal Crossing’ Funeral service for a young gamer taken by COVID-19

What better way to honor an avid gamer than in a game? Family honors loved one with an Animal Crossing funeral. A New York family...

Colombian innovation born out of the darkness around hospital bed and coffin shortages

Inspired to help prevent any more tragedies around coffin and hospital bed shortages,  Rodolfo Gómez got creative and invented a multipurpose cardboard hospital bed that,...

Decreased imports from China gives Spanish coffin producing town a fighting chance

The import halt on coffins from China has led to this Spanish town of Piñor doubling production and adapting product lines to keep up with...

3-year prison sentence for anyone blocking a COVID-19 funeral in Southern India

Protests against COVID-19 services force government intervention Two doctors, from the Southern Indian province of Tamil Nadu, were diagnosed with COVID-19 and lost their lives....

Major Brazilian city almost out of caskets

A 400% increase of deaths has left unprepared death care professionals in the Brazilian jungle city Manaus stranded. Forcing families to bury their dead in...