https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php In Spain, coronavirus restrictions mean only three people are allowed to attend funerals and many are barred access to loved ones in their final days. The country saw an increase of 65% deaths across the six-week epicentre of the pandemic. Coffin factories are working overtime to keep up with […]
Detroit police found 63 remains of infants and fetuses at a funeral home – just days after discovering the remains of 11 babies at a separate funeral home. Police Chief James Craig told reporters he couldn’t say with certainty that the incident was isolated to just two funeral homes. “This […]
Police in Detroit, Michigan, say the remains of 11 infants were found in the ceiling of a defunct funeral home on Friday. The discovery came after state authorities received an anonymous letter saying there were human remains in the building. Officials from the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs […]
Professional stylists and former wedding planners, the women of Going Out In Style, have now turned to the funeral business. Their services cover all aspects of the event, and they encourage clients to think outside of the box. They work both with consulting clients who are looking to pre-plan their […]
BEIJING (AP) — A funeral home discovered a baby was alive two days after he was pronounced dead at a hospital in eastern China. Authorities revoked the licence of the doctor who mistakenly declared the newborn boy dead, the health department in Anhui province said. The statement it issued Thursday […]
My Uncle Alan died a week ago. He was 72, and his health had been deteriorating for a while, but on Monday it became final. My mother’s only sibling was gone.
[credit provider=”Of Gods and Men”] A group of Louisiana monks is taking on a Louisiana law that prohibits third parties from selling caskets to the public.The Benedictine monks of St. Joseph Abbey have apparently been building wooden caskets for generations.
[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/turbona/”] A weakened economy has spurred Americans to revamp their household budgets from the ground up – even in the afterlife. With the average cost of a typical burial service hovering around the $10,000 mark, cremation has become the go-to burial practice for more than 41 per cent of […]
[credit provider=”ElvertBarnes via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/38832391/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Death-related costs have risen 20% over the past four years, making it an expensive endeavour for many families, according to the Guardian.In the U.K, death-related costs, including funerals, probate costs and memorials, run an average of $11,477, according to research from Sun Life Direct.
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/3563221413/in/photostream/”] NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The Russell 2000 Index of small companies is hitting new highs, heightening awareness of Capella Education(CPLA), Sturm, Ruger(RGR), Service Corp.(SCI) and other stocks, says Jonathan Moody, manager of the Touchstone Small-Cap Core Fund(TSFAX).The $199 million mutual fund has returned 10.4% […]
[credit provider=”The Street , MissileBases.com” url=”http://www.thestreet.com/story/11060844/2/6-bizarre-real-estate-opportunities.html”] Edward Peden went underground.He and his wife, Dianna, live in a refurbished Atlas E underground missile silo site near Topeka, Kan.