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Funeral Home Managing Director Todd Howell Wins April Sich Casket Giveaway

SICH CASKETS has announced the winner of its first monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway, Todd Howell. Howell is the managing director of Woodfin Funeral Chapels in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, Tennessee, a funeral firm that has been owned by the Woodfin family for five generations.

Howell will be receiving the Sich “Indigo Silver” 18-gauge casket, delivery provided by Lake Forest Casket, Lombard, Illinois, a Sich Casket distributor.

The monthly casket giveaway is the first of several special programs planned by Sich for 2017 as part of its “Year of the Funeral Director” promotion.

“I have been following the story of Sich and Sirius Chan (Sich CEO) and how quality import caskets is really a game-changer for those of us who are struggling with increasing cremation rates,” said Howell.

He highlighted the similarities between his business and Sich Casket, adapting to the times and the changing market. “The idea of Sirius Chan’s turning his family-owned furniture company into something that is a completely different product than they would have ever considered, that is a success story in itself,” Howell said.

The next Sich casket giveaway drawing will be held at the end of May. To learn more about the monthly drawing and to enter, visit or Participants need only enter one time to be registered for all the drawings throughout the balance of the year.

Founded by company president Sirius Chan, Sich Caskets is a leading Chinese supplier of caskets in North America. sWith more than 250 models and styles of solid hardwood, wood veneer and metal caskets, Sich caskets are sold through a distributor network serving funeral homes throughout the United States and Canada.

Posted May 9, 2017


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