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1. A Lifetime of Service A Lifetime of Service November/21/2001 Photos and obituary article about Leonard Passantino (1925-2001), or Bull Passantino, a "longtime Northeast resident" and "co-owner and operator of Passantino Bros. Funeral Home on Independence Boulevard."...

2. A Quiet Profession for Caring People A Quiet Profession for Caring People July/23-29/1998 Describes the current status of the funeral home industry.

3. Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry February 21-February 28, 1986 Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...

4. C. H. Countee: A Negro Funeral Home Formerly Operated by Him C. H. Countee: A Negro Funeral Home Formerly Operated by Him March/8/1956? File containing an obituary for C. H. Countee, founder of "one of the first Negro funeral homes in Kansas City" at 1606 East 18th Street before dying at the age of 90.

5. Charles Passantino Charles Passantino February/8/1960 Obituary for Charles Passantino, founder of the Passantino Brothers Funeral Home, dying in 1960.

6. Charles Quirk Charles Quirk August/16/1946 Obituary for Charles Quirk, vice-president of the Quirk & Tobin Mortuary dying in 1946.

7. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Charles Baird, treasurer and manager of the Kansas City Casket & Furniture Company at 626 Broadway, involved in the furniture and undertaking business since 1890 and moving to Kansas...

8. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of John Wagner, operator of Wagner Funeral Home at Wyandotte and Linwood Boulevards. Born in Ohio in 1861 and raised in Kansas City, starting out as a "paper carrier" for the Kansas...

9. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Maurice Quirk, president of the Quirk & Tobin company at 20 West Linwood Boulevard. Born in Ireland in 1877 and emigraing to Kansas City in 1894 as an employee of the Welcome Manufacturing...

10. D. W. Newcomer's Sons D. W. Newcomer's Sons Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the D. W. Newcomer's Sons funeral service building.

11. Daniel Brothers Funeral Home Records Daniel Brothers Funeral Home Records The Daniel Brothers Funeral Home of Kansas City, Kansas, was bought by John Seitz of 531 Thompson Street, Kansas City, Kansas. All funeral records prior to 1951 were destroyed by the flood of that year....

12. Death to William Flynn, Mortician Death to William Flynn, Mortician July 4, 1950 Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for William Flynn, "well known mortician and owner of the Flynn-Greenstreet Funeral home," dying in 1950. He was a native of Marshall, Missouri graduating from...

13. Deaths: Leon T. Wahl Is Dead Deaths: Leon T. Wahl Is Dead September/14/1964 Photo and obituary for Leon Wahl, "77, a funeral director many years." Native of Glasgow, Missouri coming to Kansas City about 1909 as "manager of the Mrs. C. L. Foster funeral home from 1909 to 1959,...

14. Deaths: Mrs. Catherine D. Quirk Deaths: Mrs. Catherine D. Quirk August/12/1974 Obituary for Mrs. Catherine Donohue Quirk, or Catherine Quirk [a lifelong Kansas Citian], of 9341 Canterbury, Leawood, widow of Maurice M. Qurik [dying in 1939], founder of the Quirk & Tobin Funeral Home...

15. Fifty-seven Years of Service Fifty-seven Years of Service 1950 Funeral home at 9th and Brooklyn Avenues starting in 1893.

16. Frank Reising Frank Reising March/11/1964 Obituary for Frank Reising, founder of the Reising Funeral Home, dying in 1964.

17. Funeral Home Can Run During Appeal Funeral Home Can Run During Appeal January 15, 2011 In December the State revoked the licenses of Marts Memorial Services, 14 Westport Road, and its owner Ronald Marts. A judge ruled that the home can continue operating "while it appeals its license revocation,...

18. Funeral Home Faces Financial Difficulties Funeral Home Faces Financial Difficulties October 7, 2004 The E. R. Morris Funeral Home, 4316 Troost Avenue, is "near insolvency because of financial mismanagement... The home held an average of 15 funerals per month this year, including many indigent persons,...

19. Funeral Homes--Kansas City Metro Area Funeral Homes--Kansas City Metro Area Lists of currently active funeral homes as of 1995 and of record locations for funeral homes no longer in business.

20. George Passantino George Passantino October/27/1970 Obituary for George Passantino, co-founder of the Passantino Brothers chapel, dying at the age of 70 on October 26, 1970.