While it may not seem like the most upbeat position to have, funeral directors perform an extremely important service for those who are in grief. The funeral director is responsible for the completion of the funeral rites. This typically includes embalming the body, the cremation or burial of the deceased, and the arrangement of the funeral ceremony. The funeral director is also responsible for making the corpse look acceptable for public viewing; this may include dressing or applying makeup to the deceased.
Funeral Director Tasks
Assist families in making funeral arrangements and advise them on the financial obstacles they face.
Organize the transport of the deceased from the place of death to the funeral home and from the funeral home to the cemetery.
File burial permits and complete all necessary paperwork related to the death process.