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CANA Goes Mobile

Monday, May 14, 2012  
Posted by: Sara Corkery
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Cremation aSsociation of North America Goes Mobile

New iPhone App a First for the Death Care Industry


WHEELING, IL— The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) announces the release of the first mobile association application for cremation professionals. Now members of the association will be able to connect with the CANA community anywhere, anytime via iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod Touch® devices.

The new CANA App will enable members to search for fellow mobile community members, view member profiles, access their messaging centers and connection lists, and post to their connections' walls

Additionally, they can accept connection requests, read the latest news on the CANA mobile feed, and upload and view photo galleries.

The CANA app is available at no cost to CANA members, who can download it for free from iTunes or the App Store on their IOS devices.

CANA President Mike Nicodemus is delighted to introduce another service to members. "This new CANA app offers our members a number of ways of staying connected," he said. "I'm very pleased we are able to add this latest technology as a member value." CANA will release more details about their new app and how to use it in the next issue of the association’s magazine, The Cremationist.

Robert M. Boetticher, Jr., CANA’s Second Vice President, sees the adoption of new technology as essential to the modern cremationist. "Doing business today is all about instant connection to your professional network. CANA values its members and strives to provide relevant services to help them work smarter.” 


Founded in 1913, the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is an International organization of over 1,500 members, composed of cremationists, funeral directors, funeral home operators and owners, cemeterians, industry suppliers and consultants. CANA members believe that cremation is preparation for memorialization. Website: