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Funeral Industry Traditions Shift

Posted on May 24, 2016

The number of alternatives to caskets and cemeteries is making life tough for undertakers and monument makers, and could eventually effect companies that provide transportation for funerals as well.

Death rates are rising as America’s population ages, but with some estimating cremations surpassed burials for the first time last year, and other cheaper alternatives becoming more popular, profits are being tamped down.

Boston Globe article here

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