MCDPH Office of Vital Registration: What’s New in Death Registration/Issuance?

From the MCDPH Office of Vital Registration: Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Vital Records (ADHS OVR) has disseminated the mandatory use of the new 2-Page Fillable Death Registration Worksheet.  Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration will begin enforcing the revised policy mandated to begin September 1, 2014.  Our mutual priority is to serve […]

Arizona NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award Recipients

The Arizona Funeral, Cemetery and Crematory Association congratulates the owners and staff at the following Arizona funeral homes who recently were awarded the 2014 NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award: Adair Funeral Homes, Tucson, Ariz. Evergreen Mortuary, Cemetery & Crematory, Tucson, Ariz. Congratulations! Thank you for your commitment to AFCCA’s mission of “ensuring that those who require our services receive […]

Obit Info Used to Commit Fraud – An NFDA Reminder

An Important Reminder from NFDA: It is unfortunate but each year, unscrupulous individuals use the identities of nearly 2.5 million deceased Americans to fraudulently open credit card accounts, apply for loans and get cellphone or other services, according to fraud prevention firm ID Analytics. Sometimes, the information contained in obituaries is used to commit fraud. […]

Happy Retirement to Gary Brown

The Arizona Funeral Cemetery and Cremation Association wishes Gary Brown of the Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries a very happy retirement! Thank you for 25 years of dedication to the industry in Arizona, including serving as past President of the Arizona Funeral Directors Association. Enjoy your time golfing and sipping fine wines. Gary’s Retirement […]