Services of remembrance are Dec. 3 and 5

Posted on December 2nd, 2019
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We will hold candlelight services during the holidays for people to remember and honor their lost loved ones and will collect Toys for Tots in both of our locations. The nondenominational services of remembrance will be on December 3 at 7 p.m. in Royal Oak, 705 W. Eleven Mile Road, and December 5 at 7 […]

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Sullivan-Utica recognized for excellence by NFDA

Posted on October 30th, 2019
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Our Utica facility has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2019 Pursuit of Excellence Award. We’ve received this honor every year since 2004. Sullivan is one of 160 firms from around the world receiving this recognition. To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award a participating funeral home must meet […]

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Designate a funeral representative who will honor your wishes

Posted on September 18th, 2019
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Until 2016, Michigan law rigidly dictated who could serve as your representative for funeral arrangements. There was a hierarchy of next of kin: Spouse, parent, siblings according to age and so on. But families can be complicated, scattered or non-existent. A new law lets you designate who will handle your funeral and final resting place. […]

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Two caskets: Historic and patriotic

Posted on August 19th, 2019
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In our Royal Oak display room you’ll find our newest casket, with a military theme, and our oldest, the stunning Marsellus M710 FTH President model. For more than 130 years, the Marsellus Casket Company in Syracuse, New York made what came to be called the Rolls Royce of caskets. The M710 FTH President was the […]

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More women are entering our industry

Posted on July 24th, 2019
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Look around either of the William Sullivan & Son Funeral Directors buildings and you’ll see women working in every capacity: Funeral directors, planning advisors, support staff and mortuary science students doing their practicum (internship.) This reflects the trend in our industry: More women than men are enrolling in mortuary science programs. In 2017 they were […]

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