A Funeral Director’s Life: From Traditional Family Funeral Home to Online Cremations

Even though he never considered joining his family’s funeral home business as a career, Eric Kersey acknowledges that — in his own estimation — he has “embraced it.” His evolution from traditional funeral director to a family care specialist for Tulip Cremation, a five-year-old service specializing in online cremation planning, also exemplifies key shifts in…

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How Different Religions Honor Their Lost Loved Ones

When we lose someone we love, the religious and cultural traditions we practice can bring us comfort and healing during a difficult time. While many of us are familiar with our own religious traditions surrounding death, we may not know how different faith traditions mark the passing of their community members. Below we have summarized…

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Funeral Director’s Education 101: What does it take to become a funeral director?

Funeral directors are with us on our worst days. They help us to make sense of our grief and complete our loved one’s wishes. But what does it take to be a funeral director? Read on to learn about the process of becoming a funeral director. Educational Requirements: Funeral directors need a high school diploma…

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