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21 Classy Gift Ideas for Funeral Directors

Woman Funeral Director Like A Boss

Funeral directors are classy. Well-dressed, professional, caring, compassionate, all while being almost continuously on-call. These are the best of the best. The funeral professional you know and love – a.k.a. mortician, funeral director, undertaker, call them what you will – deserves a gift to match. Continue reading 21 Classy Gift Ideas for Funeral Directors

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Book Review – The Green Reaper: Memoirs of an Eco-Mortician

Memoirs of an Eco-Mortician

Book review summary: The Green Reaper is the charming story of a modern funeral director as she wrestles with life, love, loss, and the contemporary funeral industry.

Gently weaving the childhood trauma of her mother’s death together with a growing interest in helping others who have experienced the loss of a loved one, the author provides an insightful look into both corporate funeral home chains and the small-town alternatives. Among these alternatives is the increasingly popular “green burial” movement: eco-friendly and home-based funerals that are simple, natural, and personal. Continue reading Book Review – The Green Reaper: Memoirs of an Eco-Mortician

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The 11 Best Funeral Director T-Shirts

Funeral directors, morticians, and embalmers are just like regular people. No, seriously! They have families, watch Netflix, enjoy a night out eating sushi, and wear t-shirts on their day off. If a funeral director is going to wear a t-shirt, it had better be a good one. A comfortable fit, a complementary color, a quirky quote that speaks to the heart of their macabre yet service-oriented calling in what has been termed, “The Dismal Trade.”

For the very best funeral director t-shirts, look no further. We’ve rounded up the best designs and favorites from around the web. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for a friend, these are the best funny mortician shirts in existence. Continue reading The 11 Best Funeral Director T-Shirts

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December 2016 Funeral Links

Resources for the Funeral Industry

Ways to plant memorial trees, a Mad-Libs-style Last Will & Testament, why Facebook wanted you dead, the Terrible Tilly Lighthouse & more in our December 2016 funeral links and resources collection. Continue reading December 2016 Funeral Links

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What is the difference between funeral director, mortician, and undertaker?

Difference between funeral director and mortician

In modern parlance, the terms funeral director, mortician, and undertaker mean the same thing. Namely, a person who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead forburial and directs or arranges funerals. Continue reading What is the difference between funeral director, mortician, and undertaker?