April 2024

April 2024 Family Owned & Operated Since 1974 • www.NomisPublications.com • 1-800-321-7479 Previously Published as the YB News ... Still the Place for Your News! News FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NOMIS PUBLICATIONS, INC. CELEBRATING OUR FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY PO Box 5159 section B Youngstown, Ohio 44514 Scan QR for our website 1-888-792-9315 • mymortuarycooler.com MADE IN USA MODEL #AMC1010 10’x10’ Walk-In Cooler View Online For Pricing! AMC N W FAST SHIPPING AVAILABLE ON SELECT PRODUCTS Mooney Keehley - A Branding Story Military Collection ROCHESTER,NY— Mooney Keehley is a specialist in the printed keepsake business for both the funeral home industry and most importantly for the families the industry serves. Ken Hampson, the owner and president of Mooney Keehley (MK), had a vision, and to bring it to life he focused on fresh stationery designs that reflected different times and varied cultures. The belief that everything Mooney Keehley produces has the potential to be a keepsake treasure for twenty, forty or a hundred years from now is true. There are no analytics on quality and care. Ken has worked hard to personalize Mooney Keehley’s products and offerings and make it easy for the customer, every single day. That is the true craft of getting it right. Where We Came From Mooney Keehley was established in 1925 in Rochester, NY when the John O. Mooney Company hung its shingle as a quality engraver in a town steeped with a rich history in printing. Rochester, NY has been home to industry giants like Case-Hoyt, and Great Lakes Press, as well as print education leader, the Rochester Institute of Technology and print innovators such as Xerox and Kodak. Who We Are As part of this history, Ken Hampson, a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology print management program, has owned Mooney Keehley since 2005. Through all the changes that have taken place over the years, Ken has tried various approaches to connect to the funeral home industry all the while investing in hand press equipment that engraves, foil stamps and embosses, fine papers, and boards to an artful effect. As the craft printing business in Rochester reduced its work force, and retreated, Ken grew Mooney Keehley by hiring talented pressmen and craft print operators left in its wake, to provide jobs and keep the trade alive. Many of these tradesmen operated their own places and had experience working at the highest levels the industry. The Mooney Keehley Branding With an unclear view of what the future would hold for the funeral industry or at least Mooney Keehley’s place in it, Ken stepped back. He looked for direction and asked a colleague who had worked with several branding and marketing firms as a creative for his opinion on the shifting landscape. This friend asked Ken a simple question - What was Mooney Keehley at its heart? The answer was - a craft print comContinued on page B4 Email vischerfuneralsupplies@yahoo.com (717) 453-4028 (800) 752-8767 Order directly on-line at www.vischerfuneralsupplies.com Ferno®... Time Tested • Quality • Innovation • Experience Lowest ferno® Prices guaranteed Got Questions or Need Help? Text us at 717-503-9838 For the Complete Ferno® Line and More Ferno Model 24 miniMAXX Cot $4,08900 MOBI Folding Dressing Tables $89500 OVERSIZED $102500 3-Way LED Mogul Base Bulbs Red & Pink White The Bonella Line, M-Series 8-up Perforated Prayer Cards, 125 Sheeets Per Box $11500/M 1000 3000 5000 $11200/M $11000/M $2900/ea $2300/ea Front Back Front Back Front Back Procession Tags and Stickers