Retaining Your Employees

Posted on June 25th, 2021
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Every profession faces turnover, it’s inevitable. People come and go for a number of reasons, and funeral homes are no different. From students and apprentices that have a change of heart, to directors chasing a bigger paycheck or better hours, a funeral home is going to see people leave. That’s not to say that all […]

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Cost Vs. Service

Posted on June 8th, 2021
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I overheard a family having a discussion in a restaurant the other day and a young man said “Why buy a $5,000 casket when I can just be cremated?” I bit my tongue and got back to my dinner, but I wanted to interject and really get to the root of what they were talking […]

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We’re Excited to Announce Our First Indiana Acquisition!

Posted on May 20th, 2021
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We’re so excited to announce the recent acquisition of Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg, Indiana. The funeral home, which has roots in its community dating back over 100 years, was formerly owned by father and son, Michael and Matthew Porter. Greg Rollings commented “I always look for firms that have a passion for serving with […]

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A Return to Normal

Posted on May 5th, 2021
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It has been 14 months. 14 months that seemed like four years. I still remember the day I first heard about COVID-19 on the news and sarcastically thought “Big deal.” A few cases at the time had been reported in the States but there was still no concern. Then suddenly masks were recommended and then […]

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We’re Excited to Announce Our First Vermont Acquisition!

Posted on March 30th, 2021
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We’re so excited to announce the recent acquisition of the Shea Family Funeral Homes. The group is comprised of: Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral & Cremation Service (Arlington and Bennington, VT) Brewster & Shea Funeral & Cremation Service (Manchester, VT), Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral & Cremation Service (Wilmington, VT), Cremation Society of Vermont (Bennington, VT), […]

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