‘I don’t know what it is, it’s..it’s love man. Somebody who cares.” This is a line spoken by one of the young men featured in the documentary ‘The Potter’s Field”. In the video below you hear this line spoken in reference to a marble stone left on someone’s gravestone, but I believe this line could be used to encompass the funeral process and profession.
In the last few months we have shared multiple articles about ‘Death Cafe’. Now the concept is spreading widely across the United States and funeral directors need to be involved in the conversation.
Is there a such thing as a “funeral dress code”? Can a dress be to sexy or suit be to ragged? Are jeans and a t-shirt ok?
Potter’s Field: A Documentary About Students Who Volunteer To Give Funeral Services For The Unknown, Homeless
What happens to the homeless when they die? The Potter’s Field is a documentary about high school students in Louisville KY, who volunteer to attend funeral services for the unknown, homeless, and otherwise indigent members of their community.
On Monday, April 15th the unthinkable happened. Hours after the first runners passed the finish line, a bomb exploded at the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring more than 183 innocent people.
The scene in TD Garden before the game was amazing. Simply, it’s a moment that will forever be remembered, a rendition of the national anthem that will go down with the version in Chicago during the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
This story was sent to me. I do no know who the author or originator of this story is, but it goes like this….
Show your true colors, stand with your fellow countrymen in Boston
Association to offer new certification program for funeral directors who provide cremation services.
We often talk about songs that are appropriate for being played at a funeral service. So for a humorous change of pace we want to share a Youtube video we found that lists the 10 worst songs to play at a funeral.