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2014-04-15 23:01:27

The Ramsey Keller Memorial's Second Annual Run for Heaven's Sake Kicks off May 18th in Billings With a Goal of Doubling Dollars Raised to Pay for Infant Funerals in Montana. The Goal is to Have Zero Montana Families Writing a Check for Their Child's Funeral. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The average cost of an infant funeral in Montana is $1500.00 and last year, the Ramsey Keller Memorial did not turn away a single family in need. The memorial paid in full for 28...

2014-03-14 23:00:30

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company and casket wholesale distributor, has added new models to its much appreciated line of wood caskets, and announced a site-wide casket promotion. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company and casket wholesale distributor, has added new models to its much appreciated line of wood caskets, and announced a site-wide casket promotion. Now, all its caskets come with great discounts for the...

2014-03-11 23:03:42

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. According to Zoe Wong, CEO of the company, all casket distributors worldwide can get a discount, up to 30% off, when placing a...

2014-02-21 23:26:28

Not all cremation urns and memorials are alike. Find out why artist-made cremation urns and memorials make the difference when honoring a loved one. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 It has been said, more than once, that “sometimes we are only given a few minutes to be with the one we love, and, thousands of hours to spend thinking of them. When a loved one is lost, the memories live on in the heart. Today's memorialization options often feature mass-produced pieces of metal...

2014-02-18 12:34:32

WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, thousands of cremated remains go unclaimed for a variety of reasons at funeral homes, cremation providers and local and state agencies across the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/PH66906 ) Attempting to fix that issue, Michael Neal, a funeral director in Washington, Pa., has launched a revolutionary website to help with the painstaking task of identifying those unclaimed cremated remains and...

2014-02-11 08:31:58

Departing Gives Consumers Ability To Plan For Death Care Privately Online DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Texas-based company plans to shake up the dreary and dreaded business of funeral planning by giving people the ability to make their end-of-life arrangements online. Departing LLC will be the first company to offer an online portal that gives people an unprecedented level of convenience, control and privacy in planning for their death. Departing's clients also will...

2014-02-10 08:27:07

Unique Cremation Alternative Preserves Personal Attachment and Identity FALL RIVER, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William "BT" Hathaway, a fourth-generation funeral director serving southeastern Massachusetts for over 20 years, observed the impersonal nature of modern cremation first hand and decided to do something about it. This led him to found MemryStone, a basement workshop start-up which produces hand-pressed ceramic markers that let families and survivor groups redefine...

2014-02-04 16:26:01

Preference for non-traditional funerals trending among Jacksonville residents under 35, seniors not far behind JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funeral attendees in Jacksonville may increasingly find that full catering, festive decorations and an Oldies cover band have replaced the muted atmosphere and graveside ceremonies associated with traditional funeral services, according to survey results released today. One in three Jacksonville residents (35 percent) said...

2014-02-03 08:28:10

FALL RIVER, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burial rites, by their very nature, provide survivors with a complete sense of participation. But in America, cremation has become a generic, industrial and disconnected process. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/PH56986-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/PH56986-b) William "BT" Hathaway, a fourth-generation funeral director serving southeastern Massachusetts for over 20 years, observed this...

2014-01-19 23:02:00

MillionaireCasket.com, one of the most outstanding casket manufacturers in the world, has recently proudly launched its special offer on solid birch wood caskets. (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 MillionaireCasket.com, one of the most outstanding casket manufacturers in the world, has recently proudly launched its special offer on solid birch wood caskets. At the moment, all worldwide distributors can enjoy a discounted price, up to 30 percent off, when buying solid birch wood caskets from the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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