Browsing: Wilde Funeral Home

Parkesburg Yesterday – Wilde Funeral Home

The original Wilde Funeral Home was first purchased in 1928 to hold funeral services after operating out of the deceased family’s homes since 1850. (Photo and caption courtesy of Forbes.com)


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Caleb Wilde Pens Moving Tribute on his Father’s Sixtieth Birthday

To celebrate his father’s 60th birthday Caleb Wilde recently looked back to reflect on the influence his father, Bill Wilde, has had on his life. Author of the popular “Confessions of a Funeral Director” blog, and


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In Memorial

Bruce Oas of Parkesburg died in an auto accident on Route 10 Monday afternoon. He was 51 years old. The obituary in the Daily Local News notes Bruce, “. . . was the devoted husband of


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Philly.com Spotlights Caleb Wilde’s Funeral Blog

Yesterday’s Philly.com article “Oversharing undertaker goes viral”  about Caleb Wilde had all the usual tidbits about the young blogger. Wilde, who’s Confessions of a Funeral Director blog draws readers from around the world, uses concise, off-beat


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Lancaster Newspaper Spotlight’s Wilde’s Funeral Blog

Writing, “If there is a mold for a traditional mortician, [Caleb] Wilde doesn’t fit it,” Elizabeth Eisenstadt-Evans, a correspondent for LancasterOnline, spotlight’s Wilde’s four year-old Confessions Of A Funeral Director blog. In her column Eisenstadt-Evans speaks


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Caleb Wilde, Pakesburg’s Social Media Gem

Calling him the “undertaker for the overshare generation,” NBC News posted a lengthy shout-out to Caleb Wilde, a member of the youngest generation of Parkesburg’s six-generation undertaking family. Through his blog, twitter feed and Facebook page


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Parkesburg Find It Friday Winner

Good Sunday morning Parkesburg. The weatherman inside my iPhone is calling for sun and rain today whatever that means. But whatever Mother Nature serves up, our wild lion will no longer remain undiscovered. This week’s contest


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I don’t normally post obituaries on Parkesburg Today but Ide Mae Large’s well written obituary posted on the Keystone Valley Fire Department homepage is worth noting. Her selfless community service and ability to raise above horrific


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Seven guesses to yesterday’s FIF but only three had it right on both counts. The picture is the cornerstone to the Wilde & Sons Funeral Home addition built in 1955. But the funeral home isn’t the


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20/20 Interview from Caleb Wilde on Vimeo. Caleb describes the experience and posts a few random photos from the interview on his blog, Confessions Of A Funeral Director. Check it out here.


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