In November, our friend, funeral director Jim Kurtz, was featured on the cover of Texas Director. His story is sure to make every funeral director proud.
Read it here: a director’s lifelong mission
‘Your True Calling Will Simply Find You’ American Funeral Director, June 2020
Great interview with another of our favorite Morte Girls, Sharon Gee-Mascarello. She is the editor and main author of the soon-to-be published textbook “Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice, Sixth Edition.” But that’s just Sharon’s latest contribution to funeral service. She is an embalming instructor at Wayne State University, and a frequent presenter at state and national convetions.
After mom dies of coronavirus in NYC, Syracuse woman takes on a final promise: a place to rest Syracuse.com, May 18, 2020
Doris Amen, one of our favorite Morte Girls, helped a family others turned away.
For the second time, John D’Arienzo has become president of The Metropolitan Funeral Director’s Association, in New York City. His funeral home, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has long been a fixture in the community. Read on to read about his community involvement, and friendship with Andrew Anastasio, who runs Williamsburg’s only other surviving funeral home.
One of our favorite funeral service museums, and a must visit.
Trust This Woman To Bury You: Funeral Director And Author Doris V. Amen Bklyner., Nov. 15, 2015
Brooklyn’s favorite funeral director tells all in her newly-published collection of essays.
Women in the Funeral Industry NYSFDA, March 2020
For Women’s History Month, The New York State Funeral Directors Association features a great interview with Beatrice Lewanduski-Lecesse. Bea works tirelessly on behalf of funeral service & serves as a role model. If you’re interested in a career, Bea also offers advice in this Q & A.