| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:55 PM
The parking lot of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home in Marysville will be the site of a kids train, a bouncy house, clowns, face painting, free hot dogs and soda, and pet adoptions by N.O.A.H. on Saturday.
The Everett Herald reports, the block party will...
| Jul 31, 2010
It's usually not very much fun going a funeral home.
But Jon Gordon, the general manager of Schaefer-Schipman Funeral Home in Marysville, is trying to change that.
He threw a block party today and 200 people showed up.
It featured facepainting and a...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 9:44 AM
RIVERSIDE -- A former Riverside County undertaker was convicted Thursday of bilking elderly customers in a pre-paid funeral scam.
58 year old Lee Ann Wyskiver was convicted Thursday of six counts of grand theft and financial elder abuse. She now faces up...
| Apr 3, 2010
| 2:00 PM
As a broadcast journalist for more than four decades, I have covered thousands of stories and have been an eyewitness to history. Some events have faded from my memory bank with time while others remain seared and everlasting, like that night in April, 43...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 1:40 PM
Facing the death of one's pet is sad and stressful, and having to decide what to do with the body often adds to that stress. That's why it's best to explore options available for the final care of your pet's body before his death. If your pet dies...
| Aug 7, 2010
| 3:56 PM
Hundreds of family members and friends paid their respects Saturday to four of the eight men who were killed by a co-worker at Hartford Distributors in Manchester on Aug. 3.
and were held at various locations on Saturday morning and afternoon.
| Aug 7, 2010
| 8:05 PM
During the summer of 1965, between my junior and senior years at UCLA, I traveled to Western Europe with a friend and, among other things, visited the former concentration camp at Dachau, in the German state of Bavaria not far from Munich. This event...
| Aug 12, 2010
An order of Benedictine monks sued Louisiana regulators Thursday for blocking them from selling handmade caskets because the monks are not licensed funeral directors.
The monks of the 121-year-old St. Joseph Abbey, in St. Tammany Parish north of New...
| Aug 27, 2010
A funeral home director accused of stealing the assets of dead people as he removed their bodies from their homes was convicted Thursday of a host of larceny charges and faces two years in prison.
Kevin Riley, owner of Hartford Trade Services, was...
| Aug 14, 2010
A New Orleans man faces up to 10 years in prison after being charged with issuing worthless checks to pay for his wife's funeral.
Saturday's Times-Picayune reported that James Simmons, 67, appeared in Criminal District Court on Friday.
| Aug 27, 2010
| 11:50 AM
The body found badly burned outside Great Bend this week is that of missing 14-year-ol Alicia DeBolt.
The Attorney General says the investigation is continuing. Investigators are asking anyone who had any contact with DeBolt on Saturday night to contact...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 12:04 AM
GRAHAM, N.C. -- Police and North Carolina regulators are investigating why a woman's body was left in a hearse for nine days.
Police found the body of Linda Walton last week after they were asked to investigate a foul odor in the city of Graham, about 32...