20 episodes

Welcome to the Funeral Fact podcast. We want to help demystify funeral traditions and customs for our listeners. We don't sell anything on this site. It's strictly information from the best sources we can identify.

Funeral Fact Podcast Jeff Kasper

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    • 3.7, 6 Ratings

Welcome to the Funeral Fact podcast. We want to help demystify funeral traditions and customs for our listeners. We don't sell anything on this site. It's strictly information from the best sources we can identify.

    Pre-Need Funeral Planning and Insurance

    Pre-Need Funeral Planning and Insurance

    In this Episode, Jeff Kasper (CA Insurance Lic. #0L49867) reviews how you can plan for your funeral / memorial and other final arrangement in advance.  Jeff also discusses how to fund your final arrangements, as well as how to plan for other expenses such as a reception, flowers and permits and other government fees.  You can download a copy of the Pre-Need Planning Guide here (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf3LA23c84dFqdigsiFRiUEMV3DqhX4z4diUKXtaNGnIfohQ/viewform?usp=pp_url&entry.269996800&entry.1059368344=Yes).
     
     
    Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher or give us a "Star" in Overcast.  Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com (http://www.FuneralFact.com) where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    • 29 min
    Funeral Fact Podcast - Listener Questions Answered

    Funeral Fact Podcast - Listener Questions Answered

    Episode #01-19 (October 6, 2017)
    Listener Questions.  In this Episode, Jeff Kasper (CA Insurance Lic. #0L49867) opens the "email bag" and answers listener questions.  From is there a funeral convention to why haven't you done an episode on Muslim funeral and burial practices, plus allot more!
    Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher or give us a "Star" in Overcast.  Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com  where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    • 29 min
    Funeral Fact Podcast - Episode 01-20

    Funeral Fact Podcast - Episode 01-20

    Episode #01-20 (October 28, 2017)
    Traditional Hawai'ian Funeral & Burial Customs.  In this Episode, host Jeff Kasper interviews John Ornelles from Hawaiian Memorial Park and Valley of the Temples Memorial Park (http://www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com/).
    John shares with us the burial customs and traditions, as well as the beliefs around death associated with traditional Hawai'ian beliefs. Topics covered include beliefs of the Hawai'ian people on death, timelines and traditions associated with death, the Hawai'ian funeral service and what to expect, burial traditions, and much more!
     
    Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher or give us a "Star" in Overcast.  Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com (http://www.FuneralFact.com) where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    Restorative Arts

    Restorative Arts

    What Are Restorative Arts?  In this episode of the Funeral Fact Podcast, host Jeff Kasper interviews Matt Smith, a licensed funeral director and embalmer from Michigan, USA who has earned a reputation as one of the top restorative artists in the world. Topics include: What is restorative arts?  How do you know what someone should look like?  High-profile cases?  And much more!
     
     
    Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Google Play Music or iTunes store.  Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com  where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    • 41 min
    Cryonics - Can You Live Forever?

    Cryonics - Can You Live Forever?

    In this episode of the Funeral Fact Podcast, host Jeff Kasper interviews Dennis Kowalski, president and chief executive officer of The Cryonics Institute. Topics include: What is Cryonics?  How much does it cost?  Will I be able to live forever? Is this a replacement for embalming?  Can my family come visit me when I'm frozen?  Will I be really frozen?  What about frostbite of freezer burn?  Will this really work? And much more!
    Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Apple Podcast, iTunes store, Google Play Music, TuneIn App or Stitcher.  Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com (http://www.FuneralFact.com) where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    • 39 min
    Famous Funerals, Graves and Etiquette

    Famous Funerals, Graves and Etiquette

    Famous Funerals, Graves and Etiquette. In this episode of the Funeral Fact Podcast, host Jeff Kasper interviews Theodore Hovey, a Family Service Counselor with the Hollywood Forever Cemetery/Beth Olam Cemetery/Hollywood Funeral Home in Hollywood, California, USA. Topics include: Can I visit my favorite celebrity's grave? What's the etiquette? Are some cemeteries more visitor friendly than others? Will the cemetery help my locate the grave of my favorite celebrity? And much more! Please subscribe and rate this podcast in either the Google Play Music or iTunes store. Don't forget to visit our website at http://www.FuneralFact.com where you will be able to submit questions, suggest possible topics for future episodes and much more.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

mvetula ,

Interesting podcast

I am a funeral director/mortician for over 18 years having practiced in 5 states with lots of knowledge on disinterments and international shipping and I would love to chat!!

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