New Orleans LA
November 4, 2011
“One of your largest variances is going to be the facilities of the funeral home,” said Billy Henry, general manager of Tharp-Sontheimer Funeral Home in Metairie. “The factor that’s going to determine that is going to be the overhead of the building, the facilities and the people.”
The state board of funeral directors said no agency regulates price in the Louisiana funeral industry. And Christner believes funeral homes have a price advantage because people typically don’t shop around when it comes to funerals.
Read the full article and see video (4:07) at WWL-TV
Thanks to the Death…and More Blog for altering us to this article.