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The GlamReaper
TEDx Talker, Funeral Marketing Fanatic, Freelance Journalist, Author, Spokesperson, Memorial Jewellery Maker
TEDx Talker, Funeral Marketing Fanatic, Freelance Journalist, Author, Spokesperson, Memorial Jewellery Maker
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Bio/Water/Hydro...etc...Cremation! OR Alkaline Hydrolysis OR Resomation
Known by a million different names, Resomation (that's what I am sticking to for the purpose of this article) is definitely a hot watery topic in the funeral world. ;-) At the ICCFA in Las Vegas earlier this year, there was a workshop early one Saturday mor...
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ICCFA Convention 2018 Las Vegas
The ICCFA 2018 Annual Convention took place in sunny Las Vegas! I was happy for an excuse to take me to some sunshine after a pretty long winter in both Ireland and New York. I flew in a day early to gather myself and get some Vitamin D because I know, from...
ICCFA Convention 2018 Las Vegas
ICCFA Convention 2018 Las Vegas
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Wakes Ireland
According to Wikipedia, a wake is: A ceremony associated with death. Traditionally, a wake takes place in the house of the deceased, with the body present; however, modern wakes are often performed at a funeral home. The Oxford English Dictionary describes ...
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Online Legacy Part 2/3 - Death on Twitter and LinkedIn
In a study, published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour, data from more than 15,000 social media networks of people who died were examined during a 4 year period. They examined how people interacted on those networks both before and after a death. The r...
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Are you living or visiting San Fran in April??
Death—a truly universal topic—is the focus of more than 100 unique events happening in every corner of San Francisco this April (which is tomorrow!) Reimagine, a nonprofit inspired by OpenIDEO's End of Life Challenge has partnered with the City of San Franc...
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'Let the pink fluff and sparkles break through’
"But they say that all things happen for a reason. I don’t want to go looking over my shoulder or waving my fist in anger. That was never my style. But the truth of the matter is this: I would never have wanted to go, there would never have been enough time...
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Interview Clive Anderson
Clive Anderson has been living in the US for the last 14 years. He is an Irish native from Co Cork who now lives and works just 25 minutes from Times Square in New York City. He is the owner of Pelham Funeral Home and has been a funeral director and embalme...
Interview Clive Anderson
Interview Clive Anderson
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Online Legacy Part 1/3 - Death on Facebook
Gone are the days that the attic stored thousands of photos and letters and memories. These are all online now in email accounts, on Facebook, Instagram and elsewhere. People now can live beyond death online as a digital persona. However, much that was appr...
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Arlington - USA's National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery is considered the United States of America's most hallowed ground. It is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active military, veterans and their families and it is a sight to behold. For as far as the eye can see, there...
Arlington - USA's National Cemetery
Arlington - USA's National Cemetery
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Funeral Etiquette - mostly Irish!
Although etiquette is now considered ‘old-fashioned’ in many quarters, here are some guidelines to respectful modern-day etiquette for a funeral. Consider not: Allowing toddlers to run around with no parental supervision; Answering your mobile phone during ...
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