Parting Stone

Our Top Stories of the past 30 Days

By Funeral Director Daily / May 17, 2023 /

      We’ve just passed the 15th day of the month and that brings us to publishing a reprise of the top read stories of the past 30 days on Funeral Director Daily.  This month we have stories on several aspects of death care including caskets, the potential dwindling number of funeral homes, selling…

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Parting Stone website traffic increases after Shark Tank episode

By Funeral Director Daily / May 1, 2023 /

    Earlier in April Parting Stone and its CEO Justin Crowe appeared on an episode of Shark Tank looking for potential investors to help move the company along into the mainstream of post-cremation remains options.  And, while that happened as the company took an investment offer from well known Sharks Kevin O’Leary and Lori…

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Parting Stone’s Justin Crowe to appear on Shark Tank

By Funeral Director Daily / April 5, 2023 /

    Parting Stone, the company that has pioneered “solidified remains” for cremation remains, will be represented on ABC’s Shark Tank this Friday evening by founder and CEO Justin Crowe.  According to a press release from Parting Stone, “. . . Crowe will be pitching the service on the April 7th episode of Shark Tank”.…

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InvoCare makes investment, partners with Parting Stone

By Funeral Director Daily / October 25, 2022 /

It was recently announced by Parting Stone, the company that pioneered solidified remains, and InvoCare, Australia’s leading death care provider, that InvoCare has invested $1 million in Parting Stone.  In addition, the two companies will partner to launch Parting Stone Australia, which will be Parting Stone’s first international laboratory. Justin Crowe, founder and Chief Executive…

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Messenger acquires Thumbies; thoughts on the “new memorialization”

By Funeral Director Daily / September 13, 2022 /

In this news release from Messenger News you can read about the Messenger Company and its acquisition of the Thumbies Fingerprint Keepsakes business.  The release states that “the new addition to the Messenger family of companies will allow the Messenger team of sales representatives to offer the complete line of Thumbies jewelry in their portfolio…

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Parting Stone receives New Mexico Local Economic Development Act money for expansion

By Funeral Director Daily / August 22, 2022 /

Parting Stone, the company that has pioneered the “solidified remains” method for cremated remains was informed by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham that they had received $150,000 from the state’s Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) to grow their employment numbers in their Santa Fe facility. In the press release from the Governor’s office that…

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A couple of choices for future success in the death care space

By Funeral Director Daily / November 30, 2020 /

Now that I’ve finished reporting on the quarterly reports of the large “established” companies in the death care realm, I thought it would be interesting to give my insight on a couple of  companies  that I think have a great potential to  “grow” into larger companies or services in the future. And while Tribute Technology…

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Parting Stone keeps moving forward

By Funeral Director Daily / October 15, 2020 /

It is not everyday that a new category for the consumer to choose from comes along.  A new category has to be so unique that while it may have other ideas to compete with it, it is somewhat all by itself in the product or service it offers to the consumer. What is interesting is…

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A new world of death care start ups

By Funeral Director Daily / July 21, 2020 /

Earlier in July Funeral Director Daily featured an article entitled, “Does death care have a consumer influencer?”  The article pertained to our profession and wondered out loud if death care had someone that was able to “influence” consumers as to their choice of death care.  That “influencer group” is in a lot of other industries…

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Is “Old Fashioned” the new technology

By Funeral Director Daily / June 8, 2020 /

A couple of non-death care profession articles that I read this weekend really made me think of the death care profession and where we are moving.  Just to make the record straight before I get into where we might be moving, I want to point out that I think all businesses are perpetually “moving” to…

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