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Funeral Insights… Mount Trumbull

Issue 47.10

I am not a relative of the Bundy family. I have never been to a Bundy Family Reunion, but I most definitely feel like family. It has been my distinct privilege for many years to serve the Bundy family as […]

Funeral Service Insights… Reflections on Our U.S. Armed Forces

Issue 42.10

These past weeks I have felt very inspired as I think about our U.S. Armed Forces; our men and women who protect this great nation, and their sacrifices that bless our lives each and every day. […]

The Wall That Heals… Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall To Return To Washington County

Issue 37.10

More than 58,000 names are engraved on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, DC, and each one has a unique story. The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, a half-size replica of the memorial will once again return to Washington County, serving […]

Leave Your Mark… Doing The Best In Everything

Issue 31.10

I actually get excited thinking about writing my next article for the Senior Sampler. It’s even somewhat soul searching as I stop to think about how I really feel about what I am thinking. It gives […]

“The $6.00 Haircut”… The “Bargain” Factor

Issue 26.10

The “$6.00 Haircut” is my favorite TV advertisement. It appeals to many of us because of the so-called “bargain” factor. Because of our human nature it grabs our attention, but in the end, it might not be exactly what it’s […]

Funeral Service Insights… The Role of the Funeral Director

Issue 21.10

Funeral Directors are my heroes. They are professionals who serve from their hearts. They are kind, tender and loving minutemen and women, who respond promptly to a family’s call any time of the day or night. They extend themselves with […]

“Your Hedge Against Inflation”… Planning Ahead

Issue 16.10

Part 2

May I share a story of a true experience that happened to me? A middle-aged father had passed away. He had divorced three times and was, at the time of his death living […]

Costs Of Funerals Rising… Your Hedge Against Inflation

Issue 11.10

(Part 1)

The price of funerals has almost doubled in the last 15 years, and the costs continue to rise. In 1990, the average price for a full Traditional Funeral was $3,900.00. Today, the typical […]

Introducing “Our Local Veterans” Website… Learn About Local Contributions

Issue 6.10

These days especially, we are more aware than ever of our veterans and the sacrifices they and their families have made and continue to make. What you may not be aware of are the many wonderful duties these veterans continue to perform […]

Funeral Service Insights… Radio, Television, Print…?

Issue 3.10

January 15th, 2010 | Category: Ted Spilsbury | Leave a comment