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Tag: Ann Marie St. George

We are a full service preneed and perpetual care fund management company in business exclusively for the death care industry.

THE FINAL WORD ON BEING BRCA 1 POSITIVE..MAYBE

“I am the last person to ever let you down.” Yes, we are all probably a little guilty of using this response when Joe Public makes fun of what we do and who we are. Seriously, these are the same people who depend on us during one of the most traumatic times in their lives.…
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ONCE YOU DIE, THERE ARE NO DO OVERS

It has been 24 years since our family arranged my sister’s funeral and I still struggle with wishing we had done things differently. It wasn’t a sudden death and there were opportunities to plan for what we hoped would never happen. However, for whatever reason, the definitive plans never got made and as most of…
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FINGER SALUTING THE ROAD TRIP INTERVIEW OR TAILGATING THE ROADTRIP INTERVIEW

Driving 3 hours home from a Buffalo Bills game, I found myself agitated. My agitation was not caused by the loss to the Baltimore Ravens, but due to the dumb @#* behind me who insisted on riding my bumper. Where the crap did he think he was going to go? There were only 65,000 other…
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PRE-NEED: A NECESSARY EVIL FOR THE SURVIVAL OF THE DEATHCARE INDUSTRY?

What I am hearing from both funeral directors and cemeterians is that there doesn’t seem to be a rhyme or reason for what is happening out in the world of death care. Everyone is trying to hold on to their piece of the pie, finding new ways to stay in business. What will magically make…
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IT’S MY FUNERAL I CAN PLAN IT IF I WANT TO

Why the heck would I ever want to plan my own funeral? Practice what I preach lol; Are you kidding me? I have plenty of time to worry about my own funeral. Right now, I am focusing on convincing everyone else around me to prearrange their own. Honestly, I like messing with those that love…
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THE FROSH EXPERIENCE

AM I IN THE RIGHT PLACE? Where are they serving food? Do I fit in? Where are my classes? Will I make new friends? Did I bring the right clothes? Where do I sign up for the fun stuff? How long will it take me to say something stupid? In my case, never very long.…
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PEOPLE PLEASERS: HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF WHILE TRYING TO PLEASE EVERYONE

I am the last person to ever let you down.” Yes, we are all probably a little guilty of using this response when Joe Public makes fun of what we do and who we are. Seriously, these are the same people who depend on us during one of the most traumatic times in their lives.…
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PLEASE DON’T BURY ME NEXT TO FELIX THE FAMILY GOLDFISH

Working as a sales rep for a preneed facilitation administrator you would think my position would afford me an inside view of what is going on in the funeral industry and where it is heading. Here is the thing being “in” the industry sometimes makes you too close to see what is actually going on.…
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PRENEED EVENT PLANNING

Forbidden fruit creates many jams. You might be asking yourself, “What the heck does that have to do with preneed?” Maybe nothing. I love fortune cookie quotes and I thought it was a catchy way to start another article on preneed. I was hoping to stop you from turning the page; Did it work? Maybe…
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BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

How does a holiday song from the early 50’s find its way into controversy? Some say it is a simple flirtatious song while others feel it is a song about date rape. What are your thoughts? Have we gone too far in worrying about offending others? Are we way too sensitive? Or are we totally…
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