Q: What are a funeral director’s responsibilities?
A: Funeral directors are caregivers and administrators. Funeral Director responsibilities include making the arrangements for transportation of the body, completing all necessary paperwork, and implementing choices made by the family regarding the funeral and final disposition of the body.
Funeral directors are listeners, advisors and supporters. They have experience assisting the bereaved in coping with death. Funeral directors are trained to answer questions about grief, recognize when a person is having difficulty coping, and recommend sources of professional help. Funeral directors also link survivors with support groups at the funeral home or in the community.
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