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NEWS MARCH 2019 Fam i l y Own e d a n d Ope r a t ed S i nce 1974 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY P O B o x 5 1 5 9 Yo u n g s t o w n O H 4 4 5 1 4 1 - 8 0 0 - 3 2 1 - 7 4 7 9 O n l i n e a t www . n o m i s p u b l i c a t i o n s . c o m P r e v i o u s l y P u b l i s h e d a s t h e Y B N e w s • S t i l l t h e P l a c e f o r Yo u r N e w s ! Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers ICCFA AnnuAl ConventIon & expo AprIl 2–6, 2019 ChArlotte ConventIon Center ChArlotte, nC regIster now At ICCFAConventIon.Com Oliver Funeral Home proud to be Family Owned CENTRALIA,MO— Oliver Funeral Home LLC was es- tablished in January 2007 when John Oliver purchased funeral homes in Centralia and Sturgeon from Bill and Mary Ann Meadow. Always family owned, the funeral home was original- ly founded in the early 1900s as the McDonald Funer- al Home. The McDonald family sold the funeral home in the late 1950s to Bill J. Meador and was renamed Meador Funeral Home. The name was changed to Meador & Son Funeral Home and in the 1970s a sec- ond location was opened in Sturgeon, MO.  John oversaw periods of remodeling between 2008 and 2012. Following the installation of a new roof, carpet, con- Madden to Carry on Tradition at Stark Memorial SALEM,OH— Daniel P. Madden is the new owner of StarkMemorial Funeral Home &Cremation Services in Salem, OH. Dan has over 20 years of experience in the fu- neral industry. Born and raised in the greater Youngstown area, Dan has always dreamed of pursuing ownership of a funeral home. “I was looking for a funeral home that had a good reputation, one with an easy transition to come into. Stark Memorial is one of the premier funeral homes in the whole tri-county area,” says Madden. Previous owner, Russell C. Loudon will be retiring having served the families of Salem for over 60 years. O. Continued on Page A24 Continued on Page A23 April 2–6, 2019 Charlotte Convention Center Charlotte, NC Convention preview HIGHLIGHTS BEGIN ON PAGE A33 EXHIBIT HALL FLOOR PLAN ON PAGE a37 L ike Us On Facebook! See Page B1 The KINKARA-KART™ KINKARACO ® G reen F uneral P roducts C elebrates 14 Y ears