Richard A. Gump Sr
- They shall inherit. Bekiaris, Maria // Money (Australia Edition);Oct2011, Issue 139, p46
The article points out the need to have a valid legal will. Ways to make a will include having a lawyer draw one up and using a do-it-yourself will kit. Common mistakes in making a will include leaving everything to the spouse but not providing an alternative if the spouse dies and for the will...
- Appeals court curtails questionable Christians. // Funeral Monitor;9/29/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p4
The article reports on the upholding of a law by a federal appeals court that limits the conducting of pickets during funerals. Attorney Shirley Phelps-Roper argued that the law is unconstitutional, as it restricts the freedom of speech, after a judge rejected an appeal by the Westboro Baptist...
- Fringe benefits. Warden, C. // New Statesman & Society;10/11/91, Vol. 4 Issue 172, p15
Reflects on the Scottish funereal tradition. Popular hymns selected; How the youth rebel against traditional music in Scotland and elsewhere.
- Remembrance of things passed: Memory, body and the politics of feasting in New Ireland, Papua New... Eves, Richard // Oceania;Jun96, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p266
Explores the connection between the body and memory for the people of the Lelet Plateau of central New Ireland in Papua New Guinea. Study's focus on the mortuary feasts of the Lelet people; Forms of sorcery which target the participants' bodies; analysis of mnemonic processes.
- Double Beginning. Ryan, P.J. // America;2/29/1992, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p179
Comments on the Catholic Mass readings for Ash Wednesday, March 4, 1992. Compares American funerals to those in Ireland; Confronting our mortality is cause for celebration.
- Should children attend funerals? Parichin, V.M.; Safier-Kerzner, S. // Single Parent;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p20
Offers advice on deciding whether your child should attend a funeral. Child's wish to participate; Advance explanation; Close relative or friend with child; More. INSET: Books on death for kids of all ages, by C.L. Redfield....
- TILL DEATH. . . Fetto, John // American Demographics;Sep2002, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p8
Presents the results of a survey sponsored by the Funeral and Memorial Information Council regarding making arrangements for funerals and cemetery plots in the U.S. in 1999. Percentage who have actually prearranged the details of their own funeral; Percentage of adults between 40 and 54 who...
- How different religions pay their final respects. Whalen, W.J. // U.S. Catholic;Sep90, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p29
Surveys the funeral rituals of several religious traditions, going back thousands of years as well as up-to-the-minute fads. Zoroastrianism; Hinduism; Islamic traditions; Bahaism; Orthodox Judaism; Christianity; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Other small religious groups.
- Why cremation remains a burning issue for Catholics. Deedy, J. // U.S. Catholic;Jun91, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p20
Traces the Catholic Church's views toward cremation since the early Christian era. Why Christians have nearly always favored burial over cremation; Impact of culture on the practice; Why cremation is becoming more popular among Catholics; Analysis of Biblical teachings on death, burial, and...