The Funeral Director’s Evolving Profession

The Funeral Director’s Evolving Profession

Article By: Halley Burns and Linnea Crowther Funerals have undergone a dramatic change in the last century. Once formulaic affairs, today’s ceremonies are often just as unique as the people they memorialize. And funeral directors have kept pace, mastering new...
Young socialite enters the funeral biz

Young socialite enters the funeral biz

Elizabeth Meyer made an unexpected career choice in her early 20s when she went to work at an Upper East Side funeral home that caters to the rich and famous. The Manhattan socialite and one-time party girl grew up fast. Now 30, Meyer has written Good Mourning...
6 Reasons Why We Don’t Talk About Death

6 Reasons Why We Don’t Talk About Death

Most of us plan in life – wedding preparations, higher education costs, vacations and other life events. However, the majority of Americans do not plan for their own funeral arrangements. A 2010 survey conducted by the National Funeral Directors Association found that...