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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 […]

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Uncommon Knowledge about the Funeral Industry

There are many myths and misunderstandings about the funeral industry.  Clair Ferris, owner 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Family Preparedness and Funeral Consumer Rights – 1/8/14

Clair Ferris will be speaking on Family Preparedness  and Consumer Rights at Colonial Retirement Apartments, 3730 14th Avenue SE, Olympia on Wednesday, January 8 at 2:00 pm.  Public is invited. Topics will include: New Laws pertaining to Power of Attorneys and Designated Agents Your right to choose your own disposition before death What to do when a […]