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Tag Archives: Veterans Funeral Care
A Walk Through History
Earlier today, I had the honor of taking a veteran to their final resting place….three quarters of the way accross the state to Florence, South Carolina. A graveside funeral service turned into an adventure as I explored the oldest business … Continue reading
Memorial Day, 2014…
Summed up in five photos…… Please note: These pictures were found on Twitter over the months and I misplaced the feeds they came from.
Not many more words needed to describe this National disgrace:
It has been a long few days…. I want to tell you about an incredible workshop for Veterans that I participated in on Saturday. I want to tell you about our daughter’s graduation from USC yesterday and the activities and … Continue reading
Take A Moment
Amongst all the day’s activities, take a moment and say a prayer of thanks for the men and women who have given their lives for our freedom.
Yesterday afternoon, we had our annual Memorial Day Parade come through downtown Aiken. No funerals scheduled, so I took the opportunity to walk across the street and take the event in with my camera. (remember, you can click on the … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken HS Band, Aiken Memorial Day Parade, Aiken SC, Captain Brian Brazier, Chief Charles Barranco, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald S. Pflieger, Ed Hammons, George Funeral Home & Cremation Center., Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Purple Heart Matt Dillion Chapter, Ray Visotski, The Daughters of The American Revolution, The John Birch Society, Veterans Funeral Care 4 Comments
When Deliberation Is Not Desired
I came across this quote last night and I’m not sure why, but I am intrigued by it. It reminds me also of pirates and the group of business owners that I have associated with over the years, that loosely … Continue reading
Over the last few days, I have made mention of the efforts put forth by the leadership of our company to change the way we operate our funeral homes. You can find those posts here and here. It is important … Continue reading
Posted in How So?, Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Bill Bates, Brad Rex, Epcot Center, exchange in abundance, Foundation Partners Group, FPG Funeral services, George Funeral Home & Cremation Center., modern funerals, Ray Visotski, SC Cremation & Burial Society, The Disney Way, Veterans Funeral Care, Walt Disney World 5 Comments
Do Good, Be Good
“Good” advice from Ray’s mom…but not the mom of this Ray. Do Good, Be Good Also note: Ray’s mom uses the same theme/background I used for SVU for the first two years….
Old News Reel, 1945
Alicia and Megan are visiting relatives in NJ during Master’s Week. Spending yesterday with my parents, Megan was helping my mom with her iPad and they were checking e-mails and there was one for my father. He is a WWII … Continue reading
I Am Still A Funeral Kid
I remember, back in 1982-83, being on the Edgecliff Campus of Xavier University in Cincinnati, attending the once venerable Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. We were the Funeral kids. Once a funeral kid, always a funeral kid….there are worse things … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, cincinnati college of mortuary science, George Funeral Home, George Funeral Home & Cremation Center., Little miss funeral, Mortuary science education, Ray Visotski, SC Cremation & Burial Society, Veterans Funeral Care, Xavier university Leave a comment
“In Honor Of Them”
Here is the real deal….Be thankful for men like this.
Monks Win Again
This was a common sense, court decision…how rare is that? Monks win on appeal I last wrote about it here….The Saga Continues and there embedded links for earlier posts. This decision, along with the one in Pennsylvania, will probably open … Continue reading
A Difficult Task, Indeed
Earlier today, I received a telephone call from my father advising me that his best friend, Ken Reagan had died this morning. Ken’s family, his priest and my father were all there when he smiled and took his last breath. … Continue reading
He Needs Help…Please Pray
Many of you have read my re-bloggs of Caleb Wilde’s Confessions of a Funeral Director Blog. Today, he posted a very dark and scary article. I Need Help I have e-mailed him and have tried to call…probably me and few … Continue reading