A funeral director is a role which encompasses a few jobs within a business, they will provide support and guidance to the family and liaise with a range of other organisations and services to ensure that a funeral service is arranged.
In this blog, we will talk about the role of a funeral director and what the specific tasks and duties that a funeral home can help you with during what is sure to be a difficult time. Read on to discover more.
What do funeral directors do?
There are several duties that a funeral director has. This includes the organising of a funeral and the day-to-day running of the funeral home too. They will facilitate meetings with the family or whoever is organising the service of the deceased in order to understand the funeral details and offer guidance to them during this process.
As society moves forward, the way funerals are carried out has changed too. The emphasis on funeral customs in the UK has changed in recent years. In this day and age, those who work in the funeral service industry are focused on the emotional and physical well-being of the survivors. This change in outlook has resulted in an increased need for emotional support and empathy in funeral home workers.
After an initial meeting or discussion regarding your specific requirements, a funeral director’s team member will organise the funeral taking responsibility for planning several aspects of the service and carrying this out to a high professional standard.
Some of the various other roles of a funeral director would involve:
- Liaising with families or loved ones
- Coordination of the service
- Filing legal documentation
- Managing the proceedings
- Supervising staff throughout the duration of the service
T & I Stockman – We can support you with your funeral arrangements
The funeral directors at Stockman & Loram have been looking after funerals across Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and the wider communities in South Devon for four generations. As a local family run business, we take pride in offering you helpful, honest advice and provide the level of support that makes a very difficult time just that little bit easier. We’re always here for you. To find more information, please visit our website or contact us today.