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Funeral homes adopting Skype

January 28, 2014 | Telepresence Options


Story and images by Sherry Slater / The Journal Gazette

- The same online technology that allows grandparents to bond with out-of-state grandchildren is also allowing far-flung relatives to participate in funeral calling hours.

Skype, a video-conferencing service, is being offered locally by D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home at no additional cost to families booking services through one of the Fort Wayne company's eight locations, co-owner Dave McComb said.

By logging onto the Skype website and placing a call, users can see and hear each other. That allowed a son living in Australia to attend the visiting hours for his mother late last year.

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