Passare, Inc. is a new company (established in 2012) designed to make end-of-life planning and preparation easier for consumers and to build bridges for independent funeral home service providers to reach those consumers.
For consumers, Passare offers information and tools to help guide people through life’s final passage. At the company’s website, Passare.com, you can find how-to guides on estate planning and writing a will, preparing for end-of-life, starting conversations with elderly parents, protecting digital assets, grief support, veterans programs, services and benefits, and other topics.
For funeral homes, Passare has an end-of-life management platform that allows families to easily connect and collaborate on funeral plans. Whether the family lives in the same town or is spread out across the country, Passare’s Arrangement Module, Collaboration Center and Community Portal & Marketplace enable funeral homes to expand their breadth of services, enhance their communications with families, increase operational efficiency and improve service quality.
Charles Picasso, Founder and CEO of Passare, took some time at the National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA) convention and expo to speak with Gail Rubin, CT, for A Good Goodbye Radio. Among the topics they discussed in this 20-minute interview:
- His vision for Passare as a groundbreaking company that will change the funeral industry.
- The experts at Passare’s website who provide insights on end-of-life issues.
- How families can make arrangements on any kind of digital device with Passare’s platform.
- How Passare works with both families and funeral homes.
- What people are saying about Passare.
Currently, prominent independent funeral homes working with Passare include FRENCH Funerals-Cremations in Albuquerque, NM, Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Milwaukee, WI, and the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum and the Gwen Mooney Funeral Homes in Cincinnati, OH.