News from the world of Death Care 6.24.2020
We’ve got several interesting articles from around the world of death care for you today. We’ve included articles on the upkeep of cemeteries – or as the articles pertain to – the lack of upkeep at certain cemeteries. We’ve also included an article on how the funeral profession is coming under new standards in Singapore to give a higher level of training to those working in the profession, and an article about how some education experts say that “cremation lost its stigma” during the 19th and 20th centuries.
News from the world of Death Care:
- New rules put in place to improve funeral service standards, including stricter requirements for embalmers. The Straight Times (Singapore)
- Column: Pushing up Daisies – The temperature is rising. Huntingtonnews.net (WV)
- Gary cemetery where graves were left underwater is now dry, but what is being done to stop it from recurring. CBS2 – Chicago
- Residents call on Goshen to care for historic cemetery. Times Herald Record. (IN)
- Real time memorials made at Lasting Touch Memorials. Thurston Talk. (WA)
- A funeral home owner explains how coronavirus has changed her work. Vox Media
- How cremation lost its stigma. JSTOR Daily.