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Move to license funeral directors
Funeral directors should be licensed and provide a comprehensive breakdown of costs to give consumers added protection against unscrupulous practitioners, says the Law Commission.
Alec Reid: Funeral For 'Peacemaker' Priest
The funeral of a priest, widely accepted as having played a major role in the Northern Ireland peace process, has taken place in west Belfast. Father Alec Reid, 82, a Redemptorist priest originally from Dublin, died last Friday. He has been described as "the midwife of the peace process" and "model peacemaker" for his work acting as a secret intermediary between the IRA and the British and Irish ...
Funeral of former soldier Frederick Leach to be held at Acklam
Authorities issued a call for mourners to attend the former Green Howard's funeral - and hundreds have now pledged to pay their respects
Merced funeral services scheduled for three killed in DUI crash
Funeral services have been scheduled for the three men killed in a car crash in Sacramento last weekend. A memorial service for Robert and Michael Anderson is scheduled for Monday at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1490 B St. in Merced.
Funeral home receives award
Gerald and Cindy Hitchcock, left, and 2013 NFDA President Robert Rosson, Jr. pose for a photo. The Hitchcocks own the Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home, which was recognized on Oct. 21 at the National Funeral Directors Association convention in Austin, Texas.
Funeral home hosts dinner for veterans
MICHIGAN CITY — Geisen-Carlisle Funeral Home hosted its second annual Veterans Dinner on Monday at St. John’s United Church of Christ.