Issue of May 14, 2017
Mt. Province

66th Courier Anniversary Issue
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Group of funeral home owners aims to better serve community
by Ofelia C. Empain

QUALITY SERVICE -- The new set of officers of the Highland Funeral Homes Owners Association, Inc. recently took their oath, with the hope of serving the community better by building good working relationship among themselves and the locality. The Hi-FHOA, which consists of six funeral homes in Baguio and Benguet, will be led by (from l) president Eduardo Ramos of Benguet Memorial Service; vice president Rosalin Evangeline Jimeno of Divine Mercy Death Care Events and Services; board secretary Antonio Laureano Bugayong of La Funeraria Trinidad; board treasurer Milagros Abellano-Obillo of Bahay Damayan Funeral Homes; business manager Emmanuelito Dacaimat of Cordillera Funeral Homes; and P.R.O. Noel Carl Reyes Amatorio.
-- Ofelia Empian


Six funeral homes in the Baguio-Benguet area has formed into an organization to better serve the community. 

The officers of the newly formed organization, Highland Funeral Homes Owners Association, Inc. (Hi-FHOA) took their oath of office on May 12.

Hi-FHOA President Eduardo Ramos said the group aims to unite the various funeral homes in the locality and to establish good working relationships among the different establishments.

He said their group also aims to continue educating their members through conferences set by the Department of Health and other agencies to level up their standard operating procedures and quality of service. 

Ramos, also the general manager of Benguet Memorial Service and a licensed embalmer, said they will keep members informed with the latest technologies and trends in the funeral business and in improving their health and sanitation practices.

The group also aims to spur bayanihan and to work closely with other government and non-government agencies to better service the community.

“We aim to establish the highest ethical standards for our members,” Ramos said.

The group was organized through the initiative of Benguet General Hospital Chief Maria Imelda Ulep.

The group is also a way of warding off colorum or fly-by-night embalming services.

Tthe six funeral homes are in five-day rotation when servicing BeGH. But the funeral home in charge on a specific day will oblige the family of the deceased  if they will request for a specific funeral home to service them.

Vice Mayor Joey Marrero urged the group to standardize the services, rates, and discounts they render to the community. He also asked them to be accredited by the municipal council so the group can be included during important meetings such as during disaster risk reduction planning.

The group, formed in Jan. 13 this year and duly recognized by the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, is composed of its officers vice president Rosalin Evangeline Jimeno, general manager of Divine Mercy Death Care Events and Services; board secretary Antonio Laureano Bugayong, OIC of La Funeraria Trinidad; board treasurer Milagros Abellano-Obillo, board secretary of Bahay Damayan Funeral Homes; business manager Emmanuelito Dacaimat, general manager of Cordillera Funeral Homes; and public relations officer  Noel Carl Reyes Amatorio, general manager of Heart of Pines Funeral Homes. 

All of them are category C funeral homes or those conducting embalming and funeral services only but without mortuary and chapel for viewing.

Marrero said the municipality is still mulling to put up a chapel area withom the municipality to cater to the growing community.

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