Jenn Park-Mustacchio is a licensed funeral director and embalmer who works in New Jersey, USA. She studied anthropology and human biology at the University of Pennsylvania, and has been in the funeral industry for 14 years. She answered reader submitted questions on theguardian.com.
Death care is making its way into many reality shows – Friday was the premiere of ‘Time of Death’ on Showtime and who can forget ‘Best Funeral Ever’ that debuted earlier this year.
“It is a sworn oath to bring home to the family the fallen,” the officer said. “Today, you all did that. You are all escorts, escorts of the heart.”
Cameras follow these brave, terminally ill individuals as they live out the end of their lives, supported by family, friends, and dedicated healthcare and hospice workers who gently guide the process. This groundbreaking documentary series provides a tangible, hopeful reminder of the finite nature of our time here on earth.
StoneMor Partners, a national funeral home and cemetery company, has launched www.burialplanning.com, a one-stop burial planning website service for those concerned about burdening survivors with death expenses.
The phenomenon might seem proof of technology distancing us from our own humanity, but it’s quite the opposite.
As you enter this world of stained glass and and hidden chambers, remember: you can checkout any time you like, but you can never leave.
Funeral Profit Protectors, LLC today announced they have engaged the services of FAC Marketing, Burlington, Iowa as their advertising agency of record.
Funeral homes are making destructive mistakes on social media that are halting their marketing effectiveness. Ryan breaks down the 3 biggest mistakes in this video.
Likewise, humans who want to live well must also keep moving forward. Forward toward the people we want to be. Forward toward our goals and ideals. Change is almost always incremental – a little bit each day. But we must keep moving forward.