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Stolen Funeral Cars - Why Security is Important
By on October 06, 2016  |  Comments 0

Stolen Funeral Cars – Why Security is Important

While many people don’t think twice about equipping their car with OnStar or similar tracking and GPS devices, many funeral homes and private collectors don’t add these options to their funeral cars.  Part of the reason is because many people believe there are some things in life that just simply should not be done, no […]

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By on September 12, 2016  |  Comments 0

Are DIY Funerals The Next Big Thing?

  We live in The Age of DIY.  From making your own porch swing and laying your own tile to handling your own divorce and even administering microdermabrasion treatments at home – if you ave a goal there’s a DIY product to help.  With the plethora of DIY products and services available, it seems like […]

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The Final Ride - Should Pets Ride With Families at Funerals?
By on September 03, 2016  |  Comments 0

The Final Ride – Should Pets Ride With Families at Funerals?

Have you ever seen a procession of funeral cars in which a beloved pet was riding along with the family?  It probably doesn’t happen too often. For some families, however, animal companions are just as much a part of the family as sons or daughters. As such, they ride along with the bereaved in the […]

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Shopping Strip Funeral Homes - A New Trend or Too Weird?
By on August 16, 2016  |  Comments 0

Shopping Strip Funeral Homes – A New Trend or Too Weird?

Shopping strips provide popular space at what is usually a pretty cheap price.  Newer versions of these strips are often dubbed ‘retail neighborhoods’ but at the end of the day they’re just strip malls with a prettier facade.  The strip malls that rose to popularity in the 1970s and 80s continue to provide easy access […]

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Vanity Plates and Funeral Cars - A Good Idea or Bad Taste?
By on August 09, 2016  |  Comments 0

Vanity Plates and Funeral Cars – A Good Idea or Bad Taste?

People who own hearses and other types of funeral cars typically have a sense of humor. Granted, that sense of humor is usually on the morbid side, but it’s a sense of humor nonetheless. Some of them like to display their funny side on their vehicles with a clever and witty vanity plate. Unfortunately, many […]

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One Man Chooses a Truly Unique Vehicle for His Final Ride

One Man Chooses a Truly Unique Vehicle for His Final Ride

Although most people choose to be taken to their final resting place in a traditional hearse or in funeral cars, some people have other ideas about their last ride. Milon Boone Adams of Georgia wanted his final ride to be unique. Instead of using a procession of funeral cars, he wanted lo-boy trailer to take […]

Drive Traffic to Your Funeral Home Through Google Places

Drive Traffic to Your Funeral Home Through Google Places

Marketing a funeral home means walking a fine line between promotion and compassion.  You want to make yourself visible and accessible when people need your services, but you don’t necessarily want to go overboard since that could make you look less professional. Google now offers a service that can help make your business more visible […]

Are Funeral Homes Still Recession Proof?  Decline in the Demand for Funeral Cars at Services

Are Funeral Homes Still Recession Proof? Decline in the Demand for Funeral Cars at Services

People used to say that the funeral business was recession-proof. Even when people are suffering financially, funerals are something that they will always need. While this is true, many mourners are finding ways to save money when it comes time to say goodbye to a loved one. One of the main things they are cutting […]

In Tough Times, the County Funds Many Funerals

In Tough Times, the County Funds Many Funerals

The United States has seen some tough economic times in its history.  Many of us automatically think of the Great Depression when we think of these tough times but the truth is that we’ve endured some rocky years in modern history as well.  Back in 2009, we saw a huge upheaval in the country’s economic […]

Funeral Cars: A Comforting Tradition in a Changing World

Funeral Cars: A Comforting Tradition in a Changing World

If there’s anything you can count on in this world, it’s change.  Whether you look at the changes in how we shop or watch TV to the changes in how we communicate and travel, change is everywhere.  When there’s so much going on, many people look for comfort in the simple traditions that escape the […]

Funeral Processions and Police Escorts - Who Gets Them and Why?

Funeral Processions and Police Escorts – Who Gets Them and Why?

Funeral processions are a fairly common occurrence in small towns, suburbs and cities alike.  While we are all used to seeing funeral processions, sometimes we see them accompanied by a police presence.  This has led to a number of questions about why some processions have this added feature and others don’t.  Many people think it’s […]

Florida Hearse Tour Delivers Unique Macabre Experience

Florida Hearse Tour Delivers Unique Macabre Experience

Halloween is just around the corner and fans of all things dark and dreary are lining up to take advantage of a unique experience one company offers.   Residents and visitors to the St. Augustine area of Florida are quick to recommend the Hearse Rides Ghost Tour. This trip through some of the more morbid stories […]

Five Lives Snuffed Out on Friday the 13th

Five Lives Snuffed Out on Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th has long been associated with bad luck. This association was ingrained in our culture long before the Jason Vorhees and the infamous Friday the 13th movie franchise. The fact is that it’s hard to determine the true spark for connecting Friday the 13th with bad luck. There are a handful of theories […]

new auto technologies for funeral cars

The Car Technology That Can Improve Your Funeral Services

In-car technologies are abounding. And funeral cars aren’t being left out. A recent article highlights 10 emerging auto technologies that almost every auto maker is adding to factory roll outs and that funeral companies can look forward to as well. Some of the technologies are ubiquitous while others may not seem necessary inside a funeral […]

How Modern Tragedies Are Causing a Spike in Hearse Demands

How Modern Tragedies Are Causing a Spike in Hearse Demands

With the recent rash of mass shootings and other public tragedies across the United States, industry experts have noted an increase in demand for hearses and other funeral cars.  Many bloggers and commentators spend their time looking for a common denominator while others stay focused on what can be done now to help bring people […]