September 2018

NEWS SEPTEMBER 2018 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 ! (See page A44 for full page ad) “Dedicated to Sharing the Mission of Jesus Christ” Wall Calendars for your promotional use 2019 Keepsake Religious The Newly Renamed Holt & Holt Funeral Home Schwartz Family Donates 1937 Hearse BOERNE,TX— The newly renamed Holt & Holt Fu- neral Home, formerly Vaughan’s Funeral Home, was purchased by Mary and William Holt in 2017. Holt & Holt can be found at the same great location with new and improved facilities and owners that focus on unparalleled caring and compassionate customer service catering to families in the Boerne area. Holt & Holt is a husband and wife team, passionate about helping families achieve peace following the loss of a loved one. Their core values focus on maturity, compassion, dig- nity, respect and exemplary personalized service. The Holts’ aim is to be of genuine and empathetic assistance to every bereaved family they help. William Holt, the new funeral director, has finally found his true calling. His passion for customer service 1937 Buick S&S Byzantine Carved-panel Hearse James L. Schwartz (left) with Stanley M. Sipko, curator of the A.A.C.A. Museum in Hershey, PA. MIFFLINBURG,PA— Funeral di- rector James L. Schwartz and his son, Andrew J.G. Schwartz of Pittsburgh, recently donated a rare funeral coach to the Hershey Museum-Antique Automobile Club of America. The 1937 Buick S&S Byzantine Carved-panel Hearse is one of only two funer- al coaches on display in the mu- seum. Sayers and Scovill (S&S) Company built the long, ornate- style hearse at the coach build- ing plant in Cincinnati, OH. The company still builds coaches at its Ohio plant. “In 1983, we pur- chased the hearse, then housed in an eastern Pennsylvania barn, from the grandson of the origi- nal funeral director/owner,” said Schwartz. “We transported the approximately four-ton vehicle on a flat-bed truck to our funeral home in Mifflinburg. “We have kept the vehicle in mostly original condition with Continued on Page A2 Continued on Page A16 very little replace- ment of items,” con- tinued Schwartz. “The large moving racks in the rear interior com- partment were used to carry floral sprays. The See Page A26 P ennsylvania F uneral D irectors A ssociation I nstalls N ew O fficers at A nnual C onvention M eadow H ill A nnounces R ebranding See Page B8 Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers