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Green Burial Funeral Home to Open in Colorado

Fox News 31 – Denver is reporting that a natural funeral home, offering green alternatives for the end of life, plans to open its doors in Old Town Lafayette, Colorado in June. According to owner Prescott Knock, The Natural Funeral:  Living Arts Center will be the first of its kind in Colorado. The business will be operated on the main street of Old Town in Lafayette and will offer pine caskets and no embalming.  The building will offer a chapel […]

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Salvation Army Enters Funeral Business in Australia

An article written in Australia’s The Guardian points out that after a six month test the Salvation Army will be entering the funeral business on that continent.  Salvo (short for Salvation) says that after doing about 90 services in their six month trial they will be starting up and operating in the New South Wales territory and eventually expand to Brisbane in 2018. According to Salvo’s Chief Executive, Malcolm Pittendrigh, this will be a “natural extension” of the Salvation Army’s […]

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Memphis Funeral home offers drive-thru viewings.

Localnews24 reports that Memphis funeral home R. Bernard Funeral Services is offering drive thru viewings.  The family owned funeral firm opened in January and has held four drive-thru viewings.  The funeral home also offers live stream viewing so that out of town family members can participate.  You can watch the video below https://youtu.be/aM2m2bqLrPQ Funeral Director Daily’s take: This is not the first time that this has been offered. The offering seemed to be short-lived at other mortuaries when offered. The […]