Stonemor Partners CFO departs.

By Funeral Director Daily January 23, 2017

TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — StoneMor Partners L.P. (NYSE:STON) (“StoneMor” or the “Partnership”) today announced that Sean P. McGrath resigned as Chief Financial Officer of StoneMor GP LLC (“StoneMor GP”), the general partner of the Partnership, to pursue business opportunities outside the deathcare industry. Mr. McGrath will remain in his current role…

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StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues $20 million private placement

By Funeral Director Daily January 3, 2017

TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — StoneMor Partners L.P. (NYSE:STON) (“StoneMor” or the “Partnership”) today announced that on December 30, 2016, StoneMor GP Holdings LLC, the sole member and owner of the general partner of the Partnership, acquired 2,332,878 common units representing limited partner interests of the Partnership in a private placement for…

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Carriage Services Acquires Rich & Thompson Funeral Services in North Carolina

By Funeral Director Daily November 15, 2016

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2016  Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Rich & Thompson Funeral Services in the Strategic Market of Raleigh/Durham/Greensboro in North Carolina.  Dating back to 1913, the Rich & Thompson name has been a prominent name in funeral service in both Burlington, NC and Graham, NC.…

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BUSINESS

A roadblock in Delaware

By Funeral Director Daily | July 12, 2024

    All states have some type of restriction on who can fill in and file death certificates online.  And, in most states, that responsibility lies many times with licensed funeral directors and morticians.  This…

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Family-run firms expand in Indiana and Wales . . and “Have it All”

By Funeral Director Daily | July 11, 2024

  For the past three days Funeral Director Daily has ran feature articles that deal with the major public companies in our profession — Matthews International, Service Corporation International, and Carriage Services.  While lots of…

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Matthews International, EV automaker Tesla at odds over lawsuit

By Funeral Director Daily | July 8, 2024

    Matthews International is a company that according to this rating action from Fitch, collects 45% of its revenue from its Memorialization Segment and also brings home approximately 60% of its EBITDA from that…

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FINANCE

Will Carriage Services be next?

By Funeral Director Daily | July 10, 2024

    It’s been less than a month since a partnership of Homesteaders Life and private equity firm Birch Hill Partners announced their intention to acquire 100% of public funeral home and cemetery operator Park…

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Global Atlantic, SCI form preneed partnership

By Funeral Director Daily | July 9, 2024

    It was announced in this press release yesterday from Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) that the company had formed a partnership with the largest provider of funeral, cemetery, and cremation services in…

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Matthews International, EV automaker Tesla at odds over lawsuit

By Funeral Director Daily | July 8, 2024

    Matthews International is a company that according to this rating action from Fitch, collects 45% of its revenue from its Memorialization Segment and also brings home approximately 60% of its EBITDA from that…

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REGULATIONS

A roadblock in Delaware

By Funeral Director Daily | July 12, 2024

    All states have some type of restriction on who can fill in and file death certificates online.  And, in most states, that responsibility lies many times with licensed funeral directors and morticians.  This…

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The story of the “Last Signer” of the Declaration of Independence

By Funeral Director Daily | July 4, 2024

  A rallying cry for colonists in pre-independent America was “No taxes without representation”.  That basically referred to the act of taxing the colonies through British laws where colonists had no say, or vote, in…

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Funeral directors need to promote “Funeral Celebrants”

By Funeral Director Daily | June 20, 2024

    It is my opinion that the lack of people to preside over ceremonies for the dead may in the future have a limiting effect on the number of ceremonies that are held. .…

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CEMETERY

Musgrove’s announce plan for new “Court of Honor”

By Funeral Director Daily | May 24, 2024

    We are just a weekend away from honoring our veterans with Memorial Day celebrations across the country.  In word we received last month we learned that Musgrove Family Mortuaries and Cemeteries was getting…

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Lots of issues. . . and opportunities in the cemetery business

By Funeral Director Daily | May 21, 2024

      When I think of the cemetery in my little community in Minnesota.  I’m guessing, like a lot of other communities that grew up in the American “Land Rush”, the city cemetery came…

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Here’s a unique way to blend land preservation with urn burials

By Funeral Director Daily | May 17, 2024

    Funeral directing company  A.W. Lymn of Nottinghamshire, Great Britain, has been giving the green light to construct an ancient style facility for the disposition of cremated human remains.  As this article maintains, “they…

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CREMATION

Hydrogen energy being tested to potentially “green up” cremation

By Funeral Director Daily | June 6, 2024

    In what is what we believe to be a first around the world, the Worthing Crematorium in southern Great Britain has become the first to have one of its cremation chambers switch to…

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Is “Service” more important than “Convenience and Price”?

By Funeral Director Daily | May 22, 2024

      Is “Service” more important than “Convenience and Price”?  That’s an interesting question that some businesses are asking themselves today. . . . .and the answer is “It Depends”.   Just over the…

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Here’s a unique way to blend land preservation with urn burials

By Funeral Director Daily | May 17, 2024

    Funeral directing company  A.W. Lymn of Nottinghamshire, Great Britain, has been giving the green light to construct an ancient style facility for the disposition of cremated human remains.  As this article maintains, “they…

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PRENEED

Will Carriage Services be next?

By Funeral Director Daily | July 10, 2024

    It’s been less than a month since a partnership of Homesteaders Life and private equity firm Birch Hill Partners announced their intention to acquire 100% of public funeral home and cemetery operator Park…

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Global Atlantic, SCI form preneed partnership

By Funeral Director Daily | July 9, 2024

    It was announced in this press release yesterday from Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) that the company had formed a partnership with the largest provider of funeral, cemetery, and cremation services in…

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Homesteaders Life partners with Gather’s case management platform

By Funeral Director Daily | June 27, 2024

    Homesteaders Life Insurance Company of Iowa has been in the news a lot lately.  The preneed company that issued its first policy for final expenses in 1906 most recently announced in this press…

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PRODUCTS

Global Atlantic, SCI form preneed partnership

By Funeral Director Daily | July 9, 2024

    It was announced in this press release yesterday from Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) that the company had formed a partnership with the largest provider of funeral, cemetery, and cremation services in…

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Podcast points out importance of “Focus” in building your brand

By Funeral Director Daily | June 26, 2024

    Only a few years ago Dan Garrett of the United Kingdom founded the will writing company Farewill in that country.  He estimates that his company has moved, via estates, a wealth transfer of…

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ChurchFunerals Direct announces partnership with OARBC

By Funeral Director Daily | June 25, 2024

Earlier this month ChurchFunerals Direct, an Ohio-based funeral services provider made this announcement that they had formed a partnership with the Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches (OARBC).  According to the announcement, ChurchFunerals Direct is…

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