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Occasionally, Jacob Schoen & Son finds itself featured in the news and we compiled some of our recent headlines for your reference. 

APril 2021 - NOLA NEIghborhood

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WGNO's NOLA Neighborhood

WGNO's Stephanie Oswald talks with Managing Partner Patrick Schoen about families needs to know and the options they have when making funeral arrangements. 

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The Family Business 2020: Jacob Schoen & Son

Managing Partner Patrick Schoen, 5th Generation of an almost 150 year year business, shares his family's legacy and values.

AUGUST 2020 - Biz New Orleans

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Pandemic Inspiring Businesses, Nonprofits to Innovate

Managing Partner Patrick Schoen shares the balancing act on how his business has had to innovate to comply with safety regulations while keeping a sharp focus on the care and options for his families.

June 2020 - Preservation In print

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Patrick Schoen talks with Preservation in Print about New Orleans funeral traditions and how they and his family's business have changed in the wake of COVID-19.

Preservation in Print 

June 2020

april 6, 2020 - Catholic Community Radio (an Affiliate of EWTN)

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Patrick Schoen with Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Directors was recently interviewed by Catholic Community Radio (an Affiliate of EWTN) about the impact of Covid-19 on funeral service. You'll can listen by clicking the "Listen" button below and the interview begins at 41 minutes.

April 5, 2020 -

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Coroners offices and funeral homes throughout the New Orleans area are scrambling to store bodies and hold funeral services as deaths from the novel coronavirus continue to mount...

March 26, 2020 -

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Patrick Schoen, managing partner at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Directors, joined Travis Lux on New Orleans Public Radio to discuss how public health restrictions are changing funerals in the city. Click "View Article" below to read the transcript.

March 5, 2020 - VIP New Orleans

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Krewe de Pink hosted it's event, Death By Chocolate, on February 7, 2020 in its continued effort to support the Tulane Cancer Center's Breast Cancer Research Fund. Delgado sponsored a live competition at Schoen Mansion featuring the schools hospitality students highlighting...

February 4, 2020 -

site image features Patrick Schoen in an important article about funeral pre-arrangements titled "5 Things You Need To Know About Pre-Arrangements."

November 1, 2019 -

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My New Orleans sits down with Patrick Schoen to talk shop about funeral service and Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Directors.

May 11, 2019 - Clarion Herald

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Following the completion of the J. Garic Schoen Chapel, Jacob Schoen & Son was recently featured on page 18 in the Good Business Matters section of the Clarion Hearld.

May 24, 2019 - KLFY.COM

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Army Private Earl Keating came home on Delta Flight 1063, and when the U.S Army Honor Guard met his casket, family members were overwhelmed....

January 28, 2019 - The Gambit

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In case you missed it, here is a lovely article from The Gambit about the story of Jacob Schoen & Son. 

November 2018 - Biz New Orleans

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The fifth generation of his family to run Jacob Schoen & Son funeral home, Patrick Schoen is bringing new life and a “no request is too strange” spirit to an industry that’s become all about tailor-made farewells. 

July 30, 2018 -

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July 14, 2018 - The Times-Picayune

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Patrick Schoen of Jacob Schoen & Son was featured in The Times-Picayune in an article titled "Life of the parlor: Patrick Schoen doesn't let death business get him down."

June 22, 2018 -

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In this article by, Patrick Schoen discusses how Jacob Schoen & Son cared for the victims of the 1973 UpStairs Lounge arson attack.

February 2, 2017 - Preservation in Print

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The Schoen Funeral Home: A Place of History and Characters

May 28, 2014 -

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The socialite Mary Cathryn Easterling, known as Mickey, lived a flamboyant life and she expected an equally fabulous funeral.She got one.

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