Japan’s funeral industry booms with high-tech solutions for ageing population

  Photo: A woman prays at one of Japan’s “skyscraper graveyards”.  (Reuters: Toru Hanai) Japan has the oldest population in the world and in the next 50 years it is set to shrink by 40 million, leading to its end-of-life industry booming. Almost all Japanese people get cremated and have […]

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Longtime GM mechanic gets Cadillac of funerals

DETROIT — Lee Randall lived and breathed Cadillacs. On Wednesday, the 70-year-old mechanic took his last ride in one — a black Cadillac hearse — from Roth-Muir Funeral Home in Romeo to his final resting place at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Randall worked at different Cadillac dealerships in metro Detroit but spent […]

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Helping Someone Help Their Family

I got the chance to help a family pre-arrange their funeral last week. It was a new customer in a new town, in a new state and I was able to help them go through our paperwork and premiums. It’s been awhile since I’ve gotten to spend time actually writing a contract and get back into the process of helping families directly. It was nice and rewarding. I had to knock of some off some of the rust – but the whole process flowed along just as it should and everyone walked away feeling good about what took place. With that being said – I wanted to post an article we published in our Security National Life Newsletter sometime ago about helping families. I hope you like it.

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With Cancer Looming Over Him, This ‘Superhero’ Wrote an Obituary That Will Keep People Laughing for Years to Come

VIA.   Unbeknownst to a lot of us, the superhero world just suffered a tremendous loss. Aaron Joseph Purmort passed away this week at the age of 34. Before his death, he was able to sit with his wife Nora and craft an unusual and interesting obituary. It was published, in […]

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