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NEWS JUNE 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 ! N OBODY D OES C ALENDARS L IKE W E D O . See page 3 The Judith Roth Studio Collection The world's highest quality promotional calendars TM Third Generation Retains Beauty of Historic Mansion CCMS to Build Revolutionary Cremation Facility Joining Poul Lemasters (left) to make the announcement dur- ing the ICCFA convention were Ernie Kassoff (center), sales manager, FT-USA, and Jack Lechner (right), president of CCMS CINCINNATI,OH— Cincinnati College of Mortuary Sci- ence president and CEO Jack E. Lechner, Jr., has announced plans to build a new cremation facility unlike any in exis- tence. The college will break ground the summer of 2020 on the Educational Cremation Center (ECC), a $3.5 million fa- cility that will include the world’s most advanced cremation systems, auto-loader, and dustless processing station. According to Lechner, “Our commitment to provide ex- ceptional education is reflected in the new ECC, a cutting- edge enterprise that will take the college, our students, and our profession boldly into the future. The ECC will be a transformational facility that is not offered at any other death care educational institution.” The new facility will allow the college to offer expanded cur- riculum in pet loss care and alternate methods of disposition Continued on Page A44 Continued on Page A28 WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA— The elegant summer home, sitting on the banks of the Connecticut River, was pur- chased by P. Joseph Curran in 1930. The mansion was built in 1850 by the famous architect, Richard Upjohn for the Ely family whose fortune was made in paper mills. Above: Curran-Jones Funeral Home, West Springfield. Inset: Current Owners (L to R) Joe Curran and T. J. O’Brien Upon the loss of their fortune in the stock crash of 1890, the home was sold to the Worthy family, also paper mill operators. The Worthy family had mostly left the area and Curran was able to purchase the building for $7006.00. begin on page A30 Convention HIGHLIGHTS Recomposition Legalized in Washington State See Page A6 Eternal Remembrance: Honoring A Special Life…Forever See Page B8 Mills Floral Company Launches New Line of Funeral Home Décor Packages See Page B4 Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers