Remembering The Unsung Funeral Heroes Of September 11th

September 11th, 2001 will forever be a day that’s ingrained in the minds of Americans. Personally, I remember exactly where I was when I heard the news of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, and exactly how I felt when I watched the grand towers collapse to the ground on […]

Honoring America’s Military Funeral Professionals This 4th of July

The 4th of July holiday has long been a summer favorite for many across the proud Red, White and Blue. For most people, this long holiday weekend means the chance to grill out with friends and family, light off some celebratory fireworks, and honor the country that we all know and love. But for those […]

11 Amazing Funeral Personalization Ideas To Steal

Here at funeralOne, we believe that a funeral should be a unique, one-of-a-kind celebration of life…  that’s not a secret to anyone who knows us. From our websites to our products, we reject the idea of a boring, templated funeral that feels the same as every other service you’ve been to. Instead, we believe every […]

4 Irish Funeral Customs We Can All Learn From

St. Patrick’s Day is a time-honored, revered day for all-out celebration and shenanigans. Whether you live in Ireland, have Irish heritage, or you just enjoy taking on the luck of the Irish for one day only, St. Patrick’s Day is now a worldwide celebration. After all, who wouldn’t want to take part in a day […]

Busy Season At Your Funeral Home? Take A Break, You Deserve It

Busy season. Many people may be surprised to find that the funeral business has a busy season. Many people may also be surprised to know that our busy season tends to fall right around the holidays. For my community, it seems that the death notices start to get a little thicker right around Thanksgiving, and […]

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself To Be Successful In 2015

Despite the cliche nature of New Years resolutions, the New Year really is the perfect time to evaluate, reflect, and set goals for yourself. After all, it does signify a new chapter and new beginnings, so why not embrace the inspiring nature it brings? But before you go setting any goals for 2015, I want […]

Remembering The True Reason For The Christmas Season

When I was a kid, there was nothing that I loved more than Christmas morning. Santa coming. Getting up at the crack of dawn to open gifts. Getting to play with presents all day long. The week of Christmas, I would be totally off the wall with excitement. In fact, I was so hyped up […]

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Funeral Service Edition)

Every funeral director in Funeralville liked celebrating life a lot…But the Funeral Grinch, who had been in Funeralville for too long, did NOT!The Funeral Grinch hated planning celebrations! The whole funeral service!Now, please don’t ask why. No one asks because they’re too nervous. It could be his commissions weren’t adding up just right.It could be, […]

10 Haunted Funeral Tales Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is one of the funnest times of the year, especially when you work in a funeral home. After all, what’s Halloween without an exchange of spooky funeral home stories? I have to admit I read these stories for the first time while sitting home alone, and I’m still pretty spooked about them. So gather […]

18 Signs You’re Funeral Director In Need of a Vacation

Ahhh, summer time. For your teacher friends, that means two whole months of vacation. For the rest of your friends that means at least one 2-week long vacation. But for you, my fellow funeral director, summer time just means there’s a bigger change you might catch some sunlight when you get out of work. It’s no […]