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Cemetery Regulations

Lessons learned from growing up as an FDK (Funeral Director’s Kid)

This article will be published on Friday morning because I figure it won’t be real business like, but it will be something that the reader can carry into the weekend.  Lots of people talk about PK’s – Preacher’s Kids – but there is another group of us who grew up in a funeral home or near a funeral home and sometimes were expected to toe the line even more properly than PK’s because we were Funeral Director’s Kids (FDK’s). . […]

Afternoon Edition

Weekend Edition: Honoring our Veterans. . . a couple of different ways

As we head into the weekend we will leave you with a couple of different ways that a cemetery and a funeral home honored the veterans that they feel privileged to serve.  In Pennsylvania the cemetery at Belleman’s Church was the scene of last Sunday’s Allegiance Sunday ceremony.  Allegiance Sunday signifies the day in 1778 when German colonists in Berks County pledged their oath to the fledgling government of the United States. The ceremony “recalled the service and sacrifice of […]