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Meet an Extraordinary Volunteer!

  By Marcy Klein What do you expect to be doing at age 98? Shuffling around in a nursing home or staring at a television set? Maybe not. Take a peek at the life of FCA “volunteer extraordinaire” Art Trimble, of Rochester, New York. At time of his death last year at age 98, Art was serving on two Boards of Directors – his local FCA and RCGC, a local horticulture institution – plus writing a book, making regular presentations, and actively engaged in several clubs. Read more

Funeral Roundup in the New York Times

The New York Times has launched a new online section called Open Topics – a “micro-blog” on topics such as health, finances, cooking, and a lot more. Check out the Funeral Arrangements page. It’s got a great overview article on funeral planning, and FCA’s executive director Josh Slocum is posting funeral-related news stories and features from media around the country. Read more

FCA Unveils New Website

We’ve overhauled our site to make it easier for you to find the practical information you need to make informed funeral choices and get answers to the most common questions about funeral choices and costs. Take a look around. If you don’t find what you need, use our search box in the upper right corner. Read more