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For cemetery director, death is a part of life

...ago, Jones encountered the funeral director for the boy's family, who was visiting the grave. The funeral director choked up as he told Jones the...coaching, one of his friends, a funeral director who helped sponsor the soccer...
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...lipstick on her daughter's face because it just didn't look like her without makeup. To see the white gloves the funeral director wanted to use to cover her bruised, cut hands, and the pink carnations in her nest of dark hair.Shelley was a...
Sleds off as 41st Iditarod race begins in Alaska

...around the beauty."But even past middle-of-the-packers felt the pull of competition.Musher and Anchorage funeral director Scott Janssen, known as The Mushing Mortician, said, "Today's game time. Today we're going to rock 'n...
Anchorage pastor drives down cost of dying in the Bush

...assume the markup at funeral homes is atrocious." Funeral directors at Evergreen Memorial Chapels Inc. and at Dignity...price issue or would not comment. Jeff Williams, funeral director of Anchorage Funeral Home & Cremation Service, said...
Ferry strands casket

...was more than an hour late, due to weather. It finally arrived at 11:40 p.m., according to Chris Dearborn, funeral director for Prewitt Enterprises in Sitka. Dearborn said within five minutes the Alaska Airlines crew had the casket in his...
Ferry system apologizes to family

...contradicted in subsequent interviews with the Sitka funeral director and family members on the Aurora. Alberta Meyers...everything they could," said Chris Dearborn, the Sitka funeral director who tried to get the hearse on the Aurora. But he...
Law chafes against the spiritual

...husband in Arizona. But when Sheryl met with a Juneau funeral director about transporting her mother to Phoenix, she religious services," she said. At least one funeral director doesn't think changing the law is a good idea...
Finding burial spot for Boston bomber

BOSTON - A Massachusetts funeral director said Monday he has received burial offers from out-of-state cemeteries for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who...
'The Mushing Mortician' in the Iditarod

...62-team field. "One of the reasons I became a funeral director, even as a youngster, I wanted to do things that...from the University of Minnesota. He was offered a funeral director and embalmer position at Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Kindness nourishes the soul

...don't drive, you know, and when he died a nun drove me home from the hospital. We aren't even Catholic. The funeral director let me come to the airport with him." "I don't think that I have ever detested myself more than I did at that...


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