Entries by Clair Ferris

17th Annual Senior Action Network Caregiver Dinner

We are pleased to host the 17th annual Caregiver Appreciation Dinner put on by Senior Action Network. This year we are able to live stream the events for family members who are not able to attend in person. Follow the link below to view the webcast. http://webcast.funeralrecording.com/events/viewer/16564 Please note that the stream works best on […]

2016 Lincoln’s Coffin Exhibit

In commemoration of Presidents’ Day 2016, Funeral Alternatives of Washington is presenting an exhibit featuring a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin.  The FREE exhibit will be at Funeral Alternatives’ Tumwater office, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501 on February 11 (evening), 14 (afternoon) 15 and 16 (morning).  Presentations on the assassination and funeral of the country’s 16th […]

Abraham Lincoln Coffin Exhibit

In commemoration of Presidents’ Day 2015, Funeral Alternatives of Washington is presenting an exhibit featuring a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin.  The FREE exhibit will be at Funeral Alternatives’ Lacey office, 2830 Willamette Dr. NE, Lacey WA 98516 on February 19, 20 and 22.  Presentations on the assassination and funeral of the country’s 16th President will […]

Presentation 7/9/2014 – Pres. Lincoln’s Funeral

Date:  Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Time: 10:30 a.m. Place: Mason Senior Center, 190 W. Sentry Dr., Shelton, WA Presenter:  Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington Free Admission – Public Invited Learn little known facts about Pres. Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and gain insights into the love and devotion of a nation for its fallen leader in this engaging presentation by Clair Ferris, owner […]

Uncommon Knowledge about the Funeral Industry

There are many myths and misunderstandings about the funeral industry.  Clair Ferris, of Funeral Alternatives of Washington, provided insights and clarifications about the industry in an article appearing June 24, 2014, on ThurstonTalk.com.  He explains: When embalming is required and when it is optional Who can authorize cremation The cremation process and the crematory facility […]

Presentation on Pres. Lincoln’s Funeral – 6/11/2014

Date:  Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Time:  3:00 p.m. Place: Roolan Healthcare Center, 1505 Carpenter Rd. SE, Lacey, WA 98503 Presenter:  Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington Free Admission – Public Invited The country was just beginning to heal after the devastation of the Civil War when it was plunged into shock with the assassination of its recently re-elected president, Abraham […]

Lincoln Funeral Presentation – Popular with Audiences

During the past several months, I have had the pleasure of presenting our Lincoln program to many organizations. The following groups have heard the presentation: The Olympia-Capital Centennial Rotary Club Jubilee Retirement Community The Firs Retirement Community The Rotary Club of South Puget Sound Tumwater Rotary Club Eagles Landing Adult Community Gateway Rotary of North […]

Presentation 2/12/14 – Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral

Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Time:  1:30 p.m. Place:  The Firs Retirement Community, 426 Lilly Road, Olympia, WA Presenter:  Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington Free Admission – Public Invited The country was just beginning to heal after the devastation of the Civil War when it was plunged into shock with the assassination of its recently re-elected president, […]