The Barking Funeral Director

Throughout my career one of the main aspects of funeral service that attracted me was the innate gentleness that is at the core of this great profession. Funeral service has a gentleness that is an essential part of what makes funeral service what it is.; Certainly I...

County coroner: One tough job

In the mid 1970s I worked for a couple of years in Cheyenne, Wyoming. A few people in funeral service still remember my presence out West, but this was so long ago that the State Board of Embalmers in Wyoming had actually lost and forgotten that I had been licensed in...

When roving reporters meet funeral directors

When a funeral director gets chosen for one of those “man on the street” interviews, look out.; I’m writing a series on dealing with the media that is running in ICCFA Magazine, but one topic I’m not addressing is that random interview. I can think of no worse or more...