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NFDA Releases Results of 2013 Member General Price List Survey

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NFDA Releases Results of Member General Price List Survey

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2013

Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) released the results of its 2013 Member General Price List Study today. The report provides a comprehensive picture of the diversity of costs associated with a funeral, providing data that breaks down services by geographic region, size of firm and size of city/town.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 August 2013 19:25 ) Read more...

Special ID Sticker for Shipping Cremated Remains Via U.S. Mail

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National Funeral Directors Association
Posted: August 26, 2013

Beginning August 26, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will begin placing a special sticker on any cremated remains being mailed domestically or internationally.

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US Postal Service - Retail Service Talk: Label 139, Cremated Remains

US Postal Service - Frequently Asked Questions: Label 139, Cremated Remains

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 August 2013 09:19 )

Home Funeral Conference in Raleigh, NC October 18-20, 2013

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Green Burial: Al Jazeera talks to FCA

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Green goodbyes: The growth of eco-burials


London, United Kingdom - On a beautiful sunny afternoon, Eva Moseley wanders through a tranquil wooded area in Massachusetts, pointing out various beauty spots amid the dappled sunlight and spreading trees.

 It's a visit with a purpose - she is looking for the spot where she would like to be buried in a simple woodland ceremony.

Ms Moseley plans to be laid to rest in a shallow grave, without a large headstone, in a simple wood and cardboard coffin.

Her funeral plans are a far cry from the traditional American burial, which has become increasingly elaborate in the past 150 years.

In funeral showrooms across the US, salesman push grieving families towards the heavy, polished metal caskets used in more than 60 percent of burials in the country.

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Vermonters--Dying Green Screening

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Last Updated ( Friday, 02 August 2013 14:14 )

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