8 Gifts for Your Funeral Industry Comrades from the Dark Corners of Etsy

July 10, 2017
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We found embalming room miniatures, death care antiques, turkey funerals, and more…

Keep Calm and Embalm

Keep Calm and Carry On was a motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 in preparation for World War II. The poster has been appropriated thousands of times in pop-culture, widespread on the Internet and on merchandise. You know a meme has reached its pinnacle of success when there are buttons produced specifically for embalmers…

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s Body at the Funeral Home

For the the funeral-themed history buffs out there… this is gem. This is a photo of Lee Harvey Oswald’s body at the funeral home after he was arrested for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and then shot in transit from the city jail to the county jail. A memorabilia opportunity like this doesn’t come often…

Embalming Fluid Transfer Syringe

Etsy is filled with antique funeral industry memorabilia including this beautiful fluid transfer suction syringe for embalming. Other curious industry antiques include embalming table headrests, funeral procession flags, embalming bottles, and beautiful old coffins.

If It Gets Clotty Go Karate

The best way to declare your profession-pride is with a glorious message on a coffee cup. This one leaves me wondering if there is a part of the embalming process that I am just completely unaware of, but laughing as if I totally get the joke…

Future Funeral Director

These days, when you ask kids what they want to be when they grow up… Funeral Director is the new Fireman (that’s actually not true at all.) Let’s just pretend by forcing our children to wear this glorious tee-shirt.

Embalming room miniature

I know how many of you have been searching for the perfect doll house miniature embalming room. Well, my friends, your wait is over.

Turkey Funeral

There were dozens of bad funeral jokes on etsy… but this one is pretty juicy.

Cadillac Hearse Funeral Home Drawing

If you are in the market for some art to spruce up the arrangement room, this beautiful original drawing by HotRodPencil will be perfect. They even allow you to customize the building in the background with the name of your funeral home establishment.

About Author:

Justin Crowe is the creator of Lifeware – ceramics glazed with ashes. Click here to request free product samples mailed to your Funeral Home.

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