Jason Ropchan

Jason Ropchan is the Founder and CEO of Your Tribute, an online resource for Funeral and Grief information and products. He has more than 15 years experience in the funeral industry developing and marketing funeral technology. He has worked with thousands of funeral homes worldwide to help them provide online memorials and video tributes to their families.

Families can use Your Tribute to create an online memorial to commemorate the life of a departed love one. Use the memorial to share his or her story, add photos and videos, leave condolences and memorials, and then invite friends and family to do the same. Your Tribute also provides users with hundreds of Funeral and Grief articles to help plan or attend a funeral, and recover from the grief of losing a loved one.

In 2004 Jason Ropchan founded Timeless Tributes, a video software program designed specifically for funeral homes. The software let funeral directors quickly and easily create professional Video Tributes for their families. The video was displayed during the funeral service and provided to the family as a keepsake. Timeless Tributes has been used by more than two thousand funeral homes to create more than half a million tribute videos.

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