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Roundtable Forum: Post-life Services

LEE D. WILDER is a Partner with J.C. Bradford & Company. Previously, she was associated with Robinson-Humphrey and Interstate/Johnson Lane. A Chartered Financial Analyst, she received her Bachelor's degree from Duke University and her MBA from Georgia State University. Ms. Wilder is married, has two children and includes reading, traveling and spending time with her children among her personal interests. Profile
JOSEPH CHIARELLI is a Senior Analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., currently following the healthcare services sector of the equity market. Previously, Mr. Chiarelli was associated with J.P. Morgan Securities and Coopers & Lybrand. He received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Manhattan College and his MBA from the University of Hawaii. He also completed the Cornell University Executive Development Program. Mr. Chiarelli is a CPA and a Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve. Profile
FRAN BLECHMAN BERNSTEIN is a First Vice President at Merrill Lynch. Previously, she was associated with Dean Witter and Drexel Burnham. She received her MBA from New York University and is a member of the NYSSA and the Financial Women's Association. Ms. Bernstein is married and has two children. Profile
TWST: Fran, let's begin by defining the topic of today's Roundtable

discussion. What do you include under the umbrella of post-life

services, or death care, as some call it?

Ms. Bernstein: