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– Funeral Services

What do funeral service workers do?

They organize and manage the details of a funeral. Funeral service managers oversee the general operations of a funeral home business. They perform a wide variety of duties, such as planning and allocating the resources of the funeral home, managing staff, and handling marketing and public relations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Offer counsel and comfort to families and friends of the deceased
  • Provide information on funeral service options
  • Arrange for removal of the deceased’s body
  • Help the family decide on burial, entombment, or cremation
  • Prepare the remains (the deceased’s body) for the funeral
  • Help to determine the locations, dates, and times of visitations
  • File death certificates and other legal documents with appropriate authorities

Job Outlook:

Overall employment of funeral service workers is projected to increase 8 percent from 2021 to 2031.

More information: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/funeral-service-occupations.htm


Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education since 1997.

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