I think I can make a very strong case that funeral service as a profession makes a vital social contribution to society. For me that makes it a noble profession. Unfortunately, the profession doesn’t act with nobility as often as so many of us would wish.
What are some other things that can explode or cause damage during cremation? How about Fireworks, you should probably make sure fireworks don’t enter the crematorium!!!
For as long as ceremony has been an important part of death rite initiative, funeral directors have been community leaders in providing appropriate, beneficial and vital end of life services in any capacity requested. And, they continue to do so. It’s not news that American funeral services and ceremonies have changed dramatically.
On Sunday Caleb posted a link to a free Spotify playlist he compiled. The playlist includes 129 songs about death crowdsourced by the ‘Confessions of a Funeral Director’ community. The playlist in appropriately named ‘Death Melodies’.
This is an old one but when it was posted a few years ago by a funeral home in Florida – it went viral.
“The way many people are told — that moment — that their loved one has died really has an impact on their journey through the grieving process,” said Withers.
Would You Dress A Family’s Deceased Loved One In This Shirt For Viewing If The Family Requested? [Explicit]
Here is the t-shirt that the family wanted on the deceased at our funeral home. This has brought up many points of view form the directors and staff. I wanted to know what everyone else would do.
Seventy percent of consumers trust brand recommendations from friends, but only 10% trust advertising, according to a new report from Forrester Research. This is extremely important information for funeral homes to digest as funeral directors say 80% of new business is from client family referrals.
Benedictine monks may keep selling plain, low-cost caskets from their monastery outside New Orleans, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, finding that a regulation that only state-licensed funeral directors may sell coffins in Louisiana had no reasonable grounds.
In the funeral industry, we serve families by walking alongside them after the loss of their loved one. I have often experienced and heard, “it’s different serving our own family when we lose a loved one”…basically a funeral professional having to be on the “other side of the table”.