Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery & Cremation is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery & Cremation offers in-depth coverage of issues affecting the cemetery profession in today's competitive business environment, including grounds maintenance tips, national and state association coverage, marketing, insurance, computers/software and more. With the relaunch of the American Cemetery & Cremation, there is also an added emphasis on cremation.
Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In October's Issue

  • Tribute
    A True Gentleman – Funeral service professionals pay tribute to Kates-Boylston Publications longtime publisher.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Business
    Partners in Quality Care – Two businesses are joining forces to provide families with full-service care.
    By Lauren Moore

  • Cover Story
    For Eternity – Eternal Springs Cremation Garden offers a tranquil atmosphere for families to honor loved ones.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Business
    The Great Profit Generator for Cemeteries – Cemeteries can be profitable – if they make a commitment to marketing to cremation customers.
    By Daniel M. Isard

  • Documentary
    A Will – and a Story – An award-winning documentary takes an intimate look at green burials.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Profile
    Sleepy Hollow Cemetery – Washington Irving isn't the only famous person buried in this New York cemetery.
    By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca

  • Roundtable
    Memorialization – Our experts weigh in on cemetery memorialization best practices.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

In Every Issue


Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
  • Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
United Communications Group (UCG)
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "From Yesterday to Tomorrow: Does Your Cemetery Have a Plan?" May 2006
  • First Place, Good Writing, "Survivor Cemeteries," November 2005
  • Third Place, Good Writing, "Evanescence," March 2005
  • Second Place, Good Writing, "Honoring Competence, Courage and Sacrifice," June 2007
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "Beware of Slip and Fall," November 2007
Graphic Design USA
  • Blue Book Advertising, 2005
  • Mortality Symbols, 2005