An environmental group is trying to block construction of a funeral home in Harmony TWP, New Jersey. Now that Funeral News Central is up and running, I’m editing my funeral industry posts here at Raven’s Beak to point to their new home.
Carr-Yager Funeral Home, in Columbia, Missouri, is buying a former Church of God facility for use as a funeral home. Columbia City Council gave its approval to a rezoning request Monday night. There’s more coverage at the Missiourian website. Carr-Yager also has a chapel in Fayette, Missouri.
A church near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is gaining new life. The former St. Joseph’s Church in Port Griffith is being converted to a funeral home, by a member of the old St. Joseph’s Parish. The Township Zoning Board approved the rezoning, with the only stipulation being an opaque fence around the back of the funeral home.
The Cornelius, North Carolina Planning Board wants a funeral home to build a buffer behind their proposed building, so traffic on nearby I-70 won’t see the back of the building. Here’s what’s there now, if Google Street View has the address right: View Larger Map The planning board doesn’t want signage that’s viewable from the
Waynesville, MO, southwest of St Louis, may be getting a crematorium. Waynesville Memorial Chapel plans to install a crematory if City Council affirms the zoning recommendation Thursday evening. The city Planning and Zoning Commission approved the application Tuesday evening. Affected residents had several questions about the facility and how it might affect property values, but