Kenneth McKenzie Columnist No matter where I go, and someone finds out what I do for a living, there is always this story shared with me: Yeah, my uncle worked at a funeral home when he was in college, and it was his job to close up the funeral home at night and do the cleanup and vacuuming, etc. […]
Entries Tagged as 'It’s a Matter of Life'
August 9th, 2013 · No Comments · It's a Matter of Life
Kenneth McKenzie Columnist Isn’t it scary working in a funeral home around all those “dead people?” I don’t know how many times I, or anyone who works with me, is asked this question. The simple answer is just this…no! Between the living and the dead, I would choose the dead to work with rather than the living.
July 5th, 2013 · No Comments · It's a Matter of Life
Kenneth McKenzie Columnist Last month I opened the floor for anyone that had questions or comments about my monthly column. You really surprised me with some interesting issues. Sandy P. Why do you funeral directors all seem to be tall?
May 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · It's a Matter of Life
Kenneth McKenzie Columnist I was driving around a couple of weekends ago, doing my normal thing: yard sales and estate sales. I watch like a hawk for signs written on florescent-green paper or hand-written cardboard signs steering people toward unfound treasures. While driving, I saw a sign way up in the distance. The sign looked […]
April 9th, 2013 · No Comments · It's a Matter of Life
Kenneth McKenzie Columnist I received a call a few days ago from a woman while she was reading the daily obituaries. She told me, “I have a very strange question.” I told her that I had heard it all. “Well then, first of all I check the obituaries every morning to make sure my name […]