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! […]

NFDA Workshop: 15 Tips For Building A Better You

When’s the last time you wrote down one of your goals and actually accomplished it? Can you remember the last time you took inventory of your own happiness and well being? At the National Funeral Director’s Association International Convention and Expo this year, author and inspirational speaker Brian Dodge shows us how to do exactly […]

11 Tips For Making The Most Of NFDA 2013

Our favorite time of the year has arrived… NFDA! The funeralOne team has been attending NFDA for over a decade now, and we want to help you make the most of it. If you’re planning on attending, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make your trip well worth the effort. […]

[SURVEY] Funeral Practitioners, What Do You Want To Learn More About?

If you’ve been reading the funeralOne blog, you know that our #1 priority is helping you find the information, inspiration and education you need to become more successful. But now, we’re turning it over to you to help us make the funeralOne blog even better! What do you want to learn more about from the […]

VIDEO: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at f1Connect Mobile Websites

    Check out the video above to see why we created f1Connect Mobile Websites, how they’ll help you grow your business, and the effort that went into creating them.   Now that 3 out of 4 U.S. adults own smartphones, there is no denying that people are accessing funeral home websites on mobile devices. In […]

9 Lessons Learned From Switching My Career to Funeral Service

To make a long story short, in the year 2000 I lost my father. I turned to Thomas Miller Mortuary to take care of him and my family, and to this very day I still remember the great lengths the owner, Chris Miller, took to make sure we had the best funeral service experience possible. […]

What Losing My Father Taught Me About Father’s Day

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” – Theodore Hesburgh 24 years ago, my mom sat on her bathroom floor, impatiently awaiting the results to the pregnancy test she held in her hand. Within minutes, a pink “+” sign began to appear. With tears swelling up […]