8 People, Places And Things You Cannot Miss at ICCFA 2019

The 2019 ICCFA Convention is upon us! Are you as excited as we are? With the theme being focused on NASCAR and the tagline being “on the right track”, we get the feeling there will be plenty of momentum in the air. Here are the 8 people, places and things we definitely won’t miss, and […]

9 Reasons To Be Grateful For Your Local Funeral Homes & Cemeteries This Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving today and I’m writing from a hipster cafe in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving on this day per se, so I wanted to take a moment out of my day to be grateful. I’ve been writing for the funeralOne blog for nearly seven years now, and over these […]

7 Business Lessons From Our CEO You Should Steal

Success in the funeral business relies on working smarter and harder. To help you see things from a new vantage point, we asked funeralOne CEO Joe Joachim, to share lessons learned. An entrepreneur since the fourth grade, Joachim is the president and founder of funeralOne. Joe Joachim came to the profession after working — as […]

4 Things To Watch Out For From funeralOne at ICCFA 2017

It’s that time of year again… our funeralOne team is all packed up, we’ve got our famous flower outfits in tow, and we are heading to Nashville for the 2017 International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Convention! This event is one of our all-time favorites, not only because it’s a chance to meet our amazing […]

14 Words That Have TOTALLY Different Meanings At A Funeral Home

In the funeral business, there are lots of words which, if not used correctly, could cause a somewhat frightening (or very funny) misunderstanding at your funeral home. In fact, you could probably have a conversation that an average person might find to be normal, but actually means something entirely different. For example, you could say […]

10 People, Places And Things You Can’t Miss at NFDA 2014

Can you believe the 2014 NFDA International Convention & Expo is already here?! Last year’s convention was such a success, we’re SO ready for yet another amazing year! That’s why we’ve handpicked some of our favorite people, places and things that you won’t want to miss out on while attending NFDA in Nashville this year! […]

What Irish Funerals Can Teach Us About Celebrating Life

The Irish are well-known for their joy, belief in good luck, and uplifting spirits, especially when it comes to enjoying a party. With the excitement surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, we decided to share traditional Irish rites surrounding death and funerals. The most well-known is the Irish Wake. It used to be the custom in Celtic […]

A Special Holiday Message From the funeralOne Team

  This holiday season, it was the funeralOne team’s mission to “pay it forward” to those in need. That’s why we partnered with Adopt-a-Family to bring an amazing Christmas to more than two dozen people this holiday season. It was such a life changing experience for me, I wanted to take the time and show […]

14 Funeral Service Horror Stories In Honor Of Halloween

You hear them everywhere you go… on the news, in the papers, in the blogs you read… What are we talking about? Funeral home horror stories, of course! These horror stories aren’t just your average spooky tales. They’re real business blunders from real families who have had a truly horrifying experience at a funeral home. […]

A Look Back On NFDA 2013 [With Pictures]

The 2013 National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo just wrapped up, and boy was it successful! With thousands of registered attendees and nearly four days jam-packed with  education, entertainment and collaboration, it’s pretty hard not to leave inspired. If you couldn’t make it to the NFDA Convention this year, fear no more! […]