Tag Archives: George Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

An Excerpt

Last week, I ordered a book about a very special man. His name is Danny Dietz. His website is sponsored by a dear friend and mentor, Jim Rudolph of Veterans Funeral Care. He was portrayed by Emile Hirsch in the … Continue reading

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A Post About Death. Imagine That?

A story about: Life and death…. Using small funerals to prepare for big funerals….. Remembering someone accurately the way they were in life. “Charbonay”…. A heart warming story that Jenny calls 101 Years She “gets” it.

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Wow!

People are always looking for ways to keep the cost of funerals down and/or getting more directly involved…but isn’t this taking it just a bit too far? Thanks to @calebWilde

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Why Not “His” Way?

Fr. Alan McDonald asks the question, “Why do modern Catholic funeral rites glass over death and judgement and jump directly to heaven? It has often concerned me that some priests seem to get very secular when it comes to funerals…or … Continue reading

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“A Small, Relatively Obscure Southern Town”

Opening Paragraphs Although I’m in the middle of several books, I’ll start this one over the weekend. What was so special about Aiken, South Carolina, that drew the country’s wealthiest and most powerful families there each winter, beginning in the … Continue reading

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Gruesome Discovery

Local authorities held a brief press conference this afternoon releasing information suggesting a serial killer may be on the loose in Aiken. Concerned that this killer has been targeting some of Aiken’s “Winter residents” who are known to be seen … Continue reading

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Another Lead

So, what are you reading this week? Opening paragraphs: “This is my second book on Franklin D. Roosevelt, the first having been Roosevelt’s Secret War, a history of FDR and World War II espionage published in 2004. Both that book … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside The Box

Ah, we must keep our sense of humor. Yes, we have to be serious, but we are human. I have to remind myself what the first three letters of the word “Funeral” spell. Regardless of your job, you better like … Continue reading

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No Excuse And Fewer Options

Over the last 36 hours, I have been reminded not once, but twice, why I have chosen this career. The goal now is to be able to tell the story without it dragging on. The first reminder is easy. We … Continue reading

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Soon, But Not Yet

Yes, there will be a “post oyster roast report” in the next day or so. First, I have to finish processing the event by reviewing the photos/videos/drama of the evening and decide the best way to tell the story. Yes, … Continue reading

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That’ll Be Me

A little over two years ago when we sold the funeral homes, people who did not own businesses questioned us as to why we would want to sell, as everyone dreams of owning their own business? Many of the people … Continue reading

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I was recently interviewed for an article about funeral service and technology. I enjoyed the process and have a new cyber-friend in Maggie. It can be found on 2machines.com…a website more eclectic than Eclecticity Light. This is the Real Reason … Continue reading

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Death Does Not Take A Holiday

Caleb apparently wrote this article earlier this morning. It is one of the better pieces he has posted recently, (not that any were bad, just that this one was extrodinary) The points he brings up are very true as I … Continue reading

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A Blogger’s Look Back at 2013

David Kanigan consistently delivers a good, blogging product. Here is one example: Top 20 reflections on 2013: A Blogger’s Retrospective Stop by and visit, leave a comment and tell him the undertaker sent you…..

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I Would Tend To Agree

A few days ago, one of our daughters (Elissa, aka “Jelly”) texted me a link to an article. I was driving at the time and it slipped my mind until I received another text from her and saw the previous … Continue reading

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