Eastern orthadox faith.....3 short services or blessings that are part of the funeral rite. Tri for 3
Eastern orthadox church.....partition that extends across the front of the church seperating the sanctuary from the solea.
Eucharist-centered worship. Worship service that has the eucharist or holy communion as its centeral element.
In the Roman Catholic Church......Geographical grouping of parishes under the jurisdiction of a bishop.
Hebrew Faith......Means rending or tearing. A symbol of grief....torn garment worn by mourners.
Jewish faith.....ceremony of washing the dead before burial. A ritual preformed by the chevra kiddisha
El Malei Rachamin
Jewish faith.....Memorial service. refered to as the malei, usually the last prayer of the funeral service.
Eastern Orthadox faith......Liturgical celebration of the eucharist in eastern orthadox churches.
Hebrew Faith.....Phrase meaning "holy Society" Group that washes the deceased's body.
Double Entry Accounting
Process of Book keeping where there is a credit to one side and a debit to the other side. It balances the accounting equation!
Acid Test Ratio/Quick Ratio
Quick Assets minus Inventory divided by Current Liabilities. It measures the ability of a company to use its "Near Cash" to cover company liabilities.
Inventory Turnover = COGS divided by Average Inventory.
Average Inventory = Beginning Inventory + End Inventory divided by 2.
Method of classifying inventory items with categories that are of high value, less costly, and low cost items.
Account designed to accumulate totals to off set a related account.
Example: Accumulated depreciation the cumulative sum of all depreciation expense from the date of acquiring a plant asset - It runs opposite of another account.
Account receivable turnover
net sales divided by Average Accounts receivable
Average accounts receivable = Beginning Inventory minus Ending inventory divided by 2
A source document that grants credit to a buyer for purchase return or purchase allowance.
Sort of like store credit for items returned.
Grouping of Accounts recievable into age categories based upon length of time they have been outstanding.
J. Anthony Gaussardia
Patented a process of embalming involving the injection of an arsenic-alcohol mixture.
Culture associated with the practice of immersing the dead body in earthen jars filled with honey or wax.
Used by the egyptians, four jars, usually made of alabastar, limestone, clay or basalt.
Each one of the four caps depicted heads of the sons of the god horus.
They held viscera of the deceased.
Circle of necessity
Egyptians believed this was a journey to the sun and back which required 3,000 years to complete.
Dr. Auguste Renouard
Author of the "Undertakers Manual"
First embalming textbook in the U.S.
Father of histology-study of tissues.
"Malphigi sounds like a sneeze....you'll need a tissue."
Jean N. Gannal
Author of "History of embalming"
French Chemist who developed early embalming methods.
He injected through the carotid artery.
Translated Gannal's "History of Embalming"
Brought european embalming techniques to the U.S.
Scottish anatomist credited with the discovery fo the "Hunters Canal" which is located deep to the middle third of the sartorius muscle in the thigh
Anton Von Leeuwenhoek
Father of "Microbiology-the scientific study of microscopic organisms and their effects."
Father of "Bacteriology-the scientific study of bacteria, especially in relation to medicine and agriculture.
Also invented the microscope.
Englishman who investigated mass corruption in regard to english burial practices.
Recommended cemeteries be municipalized to bring something under control of local government and religions rites be standarized bring them in conformity with one another in 1842.
International Conference of Funeral Service Examing Board
Agency responsible for production, administration and integrity of the national board examination. "The Conference"
American Board of Funeral Service Education
Agency that develops curriculum and accreditation standards for funeral service education programs in the U.S.
Dr. Frederick Ruysch
"Father of Embalming"
First to refine arterial injection of preservative into vascular system.
A term used to describe the experience of grief, especially in young bereaved parents, where mourning customs are unclear due to absence of prior bereavement experience. "First timers"
An emotion or set of emotions due to a loss.
Normal Grief responses= Guilt, Hallucinations and somatic distress physical pain or discomfort
Consists of abstract patterns for living and dying, which are learned directly of indirectly.
The way people live, believe, talk and dress
Webster-Advice, especially that given as a result of consultation.
Jackson-Anytime someone helps someone else with a problem.
Rogers-good communication within and between two people:theraputic.
Redirection of emotion to culturally or socially useful purposes.
Helping raise awarness of breast cancer because mom died of it
Individuals ability to adjust to the psychological and emotional changes brought on by a stressful event such as the death of a significant other:
Ability to adjust
Worden-Persons are usually conscious of the relationship of the reaction to the death, but the reaction to the current experience is excessive and disabling.
Intense physical and emotional expression of grief occurring as the awarness increases of a loss of someone.
Carl rogers- Person Centered Humanistic Therapy "Unconditional Positive Regard"
Client comes up voluntarily for help.
Without any notion of surrendering his/her own responsibility.
Non-Directive method of counseling.
Stresses inherent worth of client.
Occurs when persons experience symptoms and behaviors which cause them difficulty, but do not see or recognize the fact that these are related to the loss.
Irritable, Tightness of shoulders
Act or event of seperation or loss that results in the experience of grief.
Event of a loss
An adjustment process that involves grief or sorrow over a period of time.
Helps in the reorganization of life after a loss.
Person is unable or refuses to see things as they are.
Such facts are threatening to oneself.
Tendency in human beings to make strong affectional bonds with others coming from the need for security and safety.
Specialized techniques which are used to help people with complicated grief reactions.
Intervention with people whose needs are so specific that usually they can only be met by specially trained physicians or psychologist.
Work with a deeper level of conscious.
Unresolved or Chronic
Grief extending over a long period of time with out resolve.
Worden four classes of complicated grief. Exaggerated, masked, chronic and delayed.
Centering a clients thinking and feelings on the situation causing a problem.
Assisting a client in choosing a behavior to solve the problem.
Process occuring with loss aimes at loosening the attachment to the dead for reinvestment for the living.
Completing tasks to resolve grief.
Extended Joint Family
Father, Mother, All children, sons and wives and their children
Except married daughters
"Brady Bunch" Male and Female and children from previous marriages and present marriage.
Phenomenon that occurs when an individuals performance improves because of the presence of others.
An addition or amendment of a last will and testament executed with the same formality as the will.
Amendment of a will
The registration, preparation, transcription, collection, compilation and preservation of data pertaining to birth, adoptions, death and etc...
Unique handle, a single handle in which the lug, arm and bar are combined in one unit.
Attached directly to body panel.
Four components of a casket handle
Lug or Ear A.K.A. "The Escutcheon"
Part that is attached to the casket body.
Arm-Part that attaches the bar to the lug.
Bar-Grasped for carrying.
Tip-decorative part of handle.
Outer enclosure that offers protection from the earth load as well as sealing qualities. Concrete, metal, plastic, etc...
Outer enclosure that offers protection from the earth load but without protection from the elements. Concrete box
Gasketed container that can be used as a shipping container.
Used for advanced decompostion cases or infectious disease.
Required by many foreign countries.
NOT A COMBINATION CASE!
Casket formed so that a one piece dome component can be attached to casket body. Vault and casket in one
Refers collectively to all the parts that make up the cap or Lid and Body of the casket. The entire casket
Portion of casket shell containing the top body molding, body panels, base molding and casket bottom.
Also called "Gimp" it is a strip of metal that is attached to the inside of the panel.
It covers the area where the roll "Cove" is attached to the casket.
Also called "Roll" or "Puffing".
Lines the rim "Ogee" and surrounds the cap panel.
"Rim Flange" turned under edge or horizontal portion of the rim which comes in contact with the gasket.
"Diving Bell" method of vault closure
"Air Seal" Utilizes air pressure created by placing the dome onto the base of the vault.
"Top Seal" method of vault closure
Utilizes epoxy compound in conjunction with tongue and grove ant the top of the vault.
Cloth covered caskets
Broadcloth-twilled, napped, woolen or worsted fabric.
Canvas-Firm closely woven fabric.
Doeskin-Heavy durable cotton fabric with a suede like appearance.
Plush-Woven cloth with a nap.
A fabric of silk, cotton and possibly rayon with a "Nap" Plush, Downy soft surface texture.
Mid to upper range caskets.
Crinkled finish to the exterior of a metal casket.
Sprayed finish that has the apperance of indentations in the metal.
Cap filler, bridge Portion of the cap/lid that is constructed into caskets that display a cut top.
"Double Seal" method of vault closure
utilizes the "Diving Bell" along with an epoxy material at the base of the vault.
Infant casket size
Range from twelve inches to five feet six inches in length.
Units increase length wise in six inch increments.
Gauge of steel Measurements
Measures how many sheets of metal to equal one inch.
The lower the gauge of steel the thicker the steel. Inversly related.
Two types of hardwood found in a tree
Heartwood-best quality wood, near the center of the tree.
Sapwood-found between heartwood and the bark, lighter and lower in quality.
Mahogany, cherry, birch, maple, oak, poplar and walnut.
Broad leaved deciduous trees. Trees that actually lose their leaves.
forty percent of all trees.
Width: 23 to 24 inches
Length: 6 feet 5 inches or 78 inches
Height: 16 to 24 inches
Width: 22 inches
Length: 75 inches
Height: 16 to 22 inches
Exterior: 84" Length by 29" Width
Oversize Casket dimensions
Size increases by 2" for width
3" for height and each increase is represented by X
Metal: 23" Width by 78" Length
Wood 22"Width by 75" Length
Perfection half couch
A casket in which ogee "Rim", crown and pies are formed as one unit with a transverse cut in the cap.
2 piece lid.
Commercial paper made payable "to the order of", the word order or an equivalent word is used.
Acting upon a promise but the promisor does not keep his promis to your detriment.
Courts will require promisor to keep his promise if he reneges.
Commercial paper payable to bearer, to the person having possesion of such.
Example: Document indicating title, such as a stock certificate.
Accord & Satisfaction
An agreement made and executed in satisfaction of the rights one has from a previous contract.
Example: Someone else assuming your mortgage on the sale of your home.
Body of law created by federal and state administrative agencies to implement their powers and duties in the form or rules, regulations, orders and decisions.
Example: OSHA or the FTC.
The change of one of the parties to a contract at the mutual agreement of the orginal contract.
Example: Replacing a party for another party and everyone is cool with it...They get standing novation!
The extinction or withdrawal of a legacy under a will by an act equivalent to revocation.
Example: Property no longer available but was bequeathed or left in the will.
A proportional reduction of a legacy-money or property left to someone in a will- When assets out of which such legacy are payable are not sufficient to pay it in full.
Specifies in a will that each family branch recieves an equal share of the estate.
Usually first choice beneficiary has died.
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification
A qualification that is absolutely necessary for the job.
Allowed and approved reason for discrimination.
A private or civil wrong.
Either intentional or caused by negligence, for which there may be action for damages.
The principle that the decision of a court should serve as a guide or precedent and control the decision of a similar case in the future.
Those drivers under the directions and control of a funeral director who is liable for their actions.
Having the authority to control disposition although another party has physical possession. Not Physical Custody
A funeral director becomes legal protector of a corpse from the time of removal until final disposition.
A means whereby one party conveys or gives rights to another person who is not a party to the original contract.
The party who acquires possession but not the title of personal property in a bailment. Example: Funeral director recieving family jewelry.
The transfer of possession but not title of personal property by one party to another under agreement.
Intentional or reckless false statement of a material fact.
Induced party to enter contract to his/her detriment.
Example: deception made for personal gain.
A dead human body
Is not property in a real sense....It's quasi-property. Quasi means: to some degree; in some manner, almost but not really.
Man/ Women APPOINTED BY THE WILL of a deacesed person to carry out the provisions there of and settle the estate.
A procedure that shows separately the price of the services to be rendered and the price of the casket.
A procedure by which each and every function and item of merchandise is priced seperately.
The middle sale when sales for a given period of time are arranged in order of their increasing value.
Stated directions or rules in the Liturgical protestant church regarding church practices and procedures.
A restatement of one's willingness to be bound by his promises made during minority.
Statue of frauds
The statue listing certain classes of contracts which must be in writing to be enforceable.
Statue of Limitations
When one party to a contract breaches the contract, the other party to the contract has a right to sue for breach of contract within a time frame fixed by this statue.
A proportional reduction of a legacy when the funds or assets out of which such legacy are payable are not sufficient to pay it in full.
A permanent order, issued by a court, forbidding acrivities which would be detriment to others.
Joint and several contract
A contract which is written so that either party may consider it as a joint obligation or a group of individual obligations.
A contract in which two or more people individually agree to perform the same obligation.