Afternoon Edition

Afternoon edition: San Diego cemetery fight, CE webinar, what’s a “Payroll Tax holiday”, and more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 12, 2020 /

In today’s afternoon edition we bring you the tale of the Archdiocese of San Diego attempting to zone vacant land it has owned for some time into a cemetery to serve the people of its parishes.  Homeowners in the area are not necessarily excited to see a cemetery near their homes citing property tax devaluation…

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Afternoon edition: FDLIC brightens up, SCI buys adjoining cemetery property, and more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 11, 2020 /

In today’s afternoon edition of Funeral Director Daily we have a couple of national firms in the news for differing reasons.  First of all, we will tell you of Funeral Directors Life (FDLIC) and their investment in saving some of the world’s energy.  They recently added a parking lot that will be covered by about…

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Afternoon edition: Consumer thoughts on funeral arrangements, more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 10, 2020 /

I read an article from what appears to be a well educated writer/consumer entitled “A Parting Gift:  Navigating the difficult world of funeral costs” the other day.  It concerned the death of a 31-year old and the young adults who had to make the death care decisions that were quickly thrust upon them.  You can…

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Afternoon edition: The Cemetery Men. . . and more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 6, 2020 /

Today’s afternoon edition of Funeral Director Daily brings you stories about two men on a mission.  And, these men live and work in separate hemispheres but both have found a calling among the COVID-19 pandemic. Our first story is that of Brother Ronald Marin and comes to us from the Catholic publication, Crux.  Brother Marin…

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Afternoon edition: News you can use. . . NFDA election and more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 5, 2020 /

In this press release from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) we learned that Chris E. Christian and Beatrice “Bea” Lewanduski were elected to serve two-year terms on the NFDA Board of Directors.  According to the press release Christian is the co-owner of Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville, Tennessee.  The release also states that Lewanduski…

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Afternoon edition: Seeking Alpha opines on Service Corp post report. . . .other news

By Funeral Director Daily / August 4, 2020 /

In today’s afternoon edition we bring you a Seeking Alpha article from BOOX Research that opines on and goes into the details on why it says Service Corporation International “has a positive long-term outlook supported by its market leadership position and solid fundamentals.” We also bring you information on an Iowa funeral home celebrating its…

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Afternoon edition: StoneMor receives 2nd offer to take it private. . . .and more news from the death care universe

By Funeral Director Daily / August 3, 2020 /

StoneMor, Inc.,  the Philadelphia area based operator of funeral homes and cemeteries, announced in this press release on Friday, July 31, that they are in receipt of a 2nd offer from a company that would seek to take the company private.  If you remember, earlier this year, Axar Capital Management offered the company $0.67 per…

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Afternoon edition: lots of news. . . finance, cemetery, coroner race, funeral home sold, more

By Funeral Director Daily / July 31, 2020 /

As we head not only into the weekend but into the month of August, we found lots of interesting stories for our readers.  And, they are from all over the world. . .from preneed insurance in New Zealand, to public company finances in Great Britain, and back to the good old U.S.A. with stories ranging…

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Afternoon edition: Funeral director becomes WNBA’s all-time leading rebounder

By Funeral Director Daily / July 30, 2020 /

We’ve got plenty of stories to tell you this afternoon, however, we felt that “topping our charts” was this article from that that chronicles a Tuesday night game in which  WNBA player Sylvia Fowles became the all-time leading rebounder in the history of that basketball league.  Sports leading Funeral Director Daily headlines?? The fact…

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Afternoon edition: Opportunities for professionals. . . and just news

By Funeral Director Daily / July 23, 2020 /

In today’s afternoon edition we have a little something for everybody.  We’ve got information on educational opportunities coming up for industry professionals dealing with everything from attracting consumers to your funeral home to insights on the financial markets, to podcasts on interesting topics from the National Funeral Directors Association. On the news front there are…

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