How 7 Funeral Pros Are Changing What Families Think About Death

Death is not a one-size-fits-all topic… especially when it comes to today’s families. While funeral professionals of the past may have been able to rely on the idea that a funeral was a “necessary tradition,” today’s families simply don’t share those same feelings. In fact, because most generations that are taking over the funeral planning […]

5 Movies With Unbelievable Scenes About Death and Funerals

There are some things we can never depend on the movies to get right… all those car chase scenes where the roadster flips three times, lands on its wheels from four stories up, and just keeps on cruising at 120 MPH? Yeah, right. And what about how every professional from architects to attorneys represent a […]

4 Elements of the Perfect Personalized Funeral Service

  I hate directing funerals that make me feel empty inside. I hate listening to chaplains that haven’t taken the time to talk to the family and learn about the deceased in order to make the service special. I hate “traditional” services that are all about the rites and rituals, and do little to provide […]

Funeral Webcasting: What’s All the Fuss About?

  When Marine Nicholas Uzenski passed away while serving in Afghanistan, his father, former Marine William Uzenski, wanted his colleagues in Afghanistan to be a part of the service somehow. So, he chose to webcast it. The result? Family and friends gathered to view the webcasted service in nearly 80 cities and 4 countries. Talk […]