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Funeral Homes

Florida Drive-Thru Funeral Home Demolished

AP | Posted 10.11.2014 | Weird News

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A former drive-through funeral home in Florida has been razed. The building in Ocala sat empty for years, but in the early '80...

Giving Yourself a Basic Education About Funeral Planning Now

Judith Johnson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

If you had to plan a funeral for a loved one tomorrow, would you know what to do and what not to do? Most of us are woefully unprepared when face...

Casket Retailer's Expansion Into Malls Challenges Funeral Industry

Tanya D. Marsh | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
Tanya D. Marsh

A recently released survey of funeral homes indicates that 75 percent of funeral homes mark up casket costs between 1.5x and 2.5x from wholesale to retail.

'You'll Die Laughing'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.12.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I became uncomfortably aware that my business was desired when I started getting brochures in the mail from Moloney Family Funeral Homes Inc., which has half a dozen locations on Long Island, N.Y., where I live (for the time being, anyway).

2 Intruders Found Sleeping In Funeral Home Caskets

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Police in Tennessee were called to a funeral home where workers found two intruders sleeping inside caskets. One man escaped, but p...

Suburban Funeral Home Strike Called Off Two Days After Vandalism

Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

A walk-out previously scheduled for Tuesday morning at four suburban Chicago funeral homes was postponed after management of the homes agreed to meet ...

BEYOND BROKE: Illinois Could Cut Burials For The Poor

Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago

While massive budget cuts threaten the existence of a program that pays funeral homes and cemeteries to honor and bury deceased individuals whose fami...

The Best Funeral Home Slogans

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

It's not clear what inspired this hashtag #funeralhomeslogans, but apparently someone on Twitter thought it would be fun to write funeral home slogans...

Ohio Funeral Home Stopped From Liquefying Bodies

AP | DOUG WHITEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio funeral home that is the first in the nation to use a cremation alternative that dissolves bodies with lye and heat has eff...

Walmart Caskets For Sale Online, Starting At $999 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Never mind its typical merchandise, the world's largest retailer has a new item on the shelf. You can now purchase Walmart caskets, a development t...