About the I Am A Funeral Director Series

If you ask a classroom full of kindergarteners what they want to be when they grow up, you will get some interesting answers. The children are likely to explain that they hope to one day be astronauts, doctors, football players, or singers. The responses will probably be just as unique as each individual child answering the question.

However, one response you’re unlikely to hear is: “I want to be a funeral director”. This begs the question - why do people become funeral directors? In a job that is both physically and emotionally demanding, who would want to take on this career full time?

We asked our funeral directors how they came into the deathcare industry. We were shocked by many of their responses.

The job appears on the surface to be so full of sadness, but in reality we found that our funeral directors have chosen this profession because they are selfless caregivers who want to effectively help people during their darkest times. Many form lifelong friendships with the family members they serve. The stories in this series demonstrate how funeral directors are unsung heroes, caring for people each day.

Grateful for Your Gratitude

For many of our funeral directors, the best part of their job is seeing the impact their work has on families and helping them through a difficult time.

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Drawn to Helping Others

This profession isn’t always easy, but read about how our funeral directors are inspired by the gratitude they receive from families they serve.

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A Company With Integrity

Learn about why our strong reputation for service and integrity encourages so many funeral directors to work with National Cremation.

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Team Building and Charity

Learn about how one of our Florida locations got involved in their community to promote team building and charity, while raising money for a great cause.

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A Loving Farewell

Funeral directors understand the best way to help people is allow them a special way to say good to their loved ones, and celebrate their life.

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Continued Quality Service

Read about how our funeral directors strive to make sure clients feel comfortable enough to return to us when the need arises through top quality service.

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Serving Something Greater Than Us

A Florida funeral director used a personal experience to stir her location to action, and participate in raising money for a very important cause.

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