VA Burial Flag Request Form now availabe in Documents and Downloads of Members Only secion.
Music License now available in Documents and Downloads of Members Only section.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program to reimburse for the purchase of a casket or urn used to inter a deceased, eligible, Unclaimed Veteran in a VA National Cemetery, is in place. The program allows for the reimbursement to any individual or entity, has standards for the casket or urn purchased, and by law requires that the Veteran died on or after January 10, 2014.
For eligible Veterans who died on or after January 10, 2014 and were interred in a VA national cemetery prior to May 13, 2015 there are special instructions for applying for the reimbursement.
To learn more about the program and how to receive reimbursement, please reference the fact sheets listed below.
Burial in a national cemetery is open to all members of the armed forces, and Veterans who have met minimum active duty service requirements, and were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. Their spouse, widow, or widower, minor children, and, under certain conditions, unmarried adult children with disabilities, may also be eligible for burial. Eligible spouses and children may be buried even if they predecease the Veteran. Members of the reserve components of the armed forces who die while on active duty or who die while on training duty, or were eligible for retired pay, may also be eligible for burial.
The CDC has issued Guidance for Safe Handling of Human Remains of Ebola Patients in U.S. Hospitals and Mortuaries. Click here for detailed information.
MFT Members - There is a new Contract Data Link for you to look up contract information: www.axysdata.com/tasmft. If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Thurman at Eagle Bank at 314.968.2200.
Mike Szafranski,(father-in-law of Brian Boyer) 65, of Schaumburg, Illinois, passed away at Generations Nursing Care at Oakton in Des Plaines, Illinois. He was born in Chicago to the late Stanley and Florence (Lewandowski) Szafranski.
Mike served his country with the United States Army. Mike had a passion for music and enjoyed his collection of guitars. He volunteered much of his time to helping veterans through various veterans’ organizations in the greater Chicago area.
Mike is survived by his sister, Christine (Greg) McArdle; children, Tina Pace, Tara (Les) Churchill, Paul (Toni) Szafranski, Beth (Brian) Boyer; grandchildren, Anne (Scott) Schibbelhut, Joe (Alexandra) Pace, and Jacob Pace, Francis, Kenneth, and Grace Churchill, Cody and Jackson Szafranski, Tyler and Kyle Boyer; great-granddaughters, Brailyn Schibbelhut, Kinlie Pace.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 11:30 a.m. at the C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
|July 4||Independence Day, Offices Closed|
|July 8-12||NFDA Leadership Conference|
|July 18||MFDEA Law Class Jefferson City|
|August 15||MFDEA Law Class, Jefferson City|
|Sept. 3||Labor Day, Offices Closed|
|Sept. 19||MFDEA Law Class, Jefferson City|
|Oct. 8||Columbus Day, Offices Closed|
|Oct. 14-18||NFDA Convention, Salt Lake City|
|Oct. 24||MFDEA Law Class, Jefferson City|
|Nov. 4||Daylight Saving Times Ends|
|Nov. 12||Veterans Day, Offices Closed|
|Nov. 14||MFDEA Law Class, Jefferson City|
|Nov. 22-23||Thanksgiving, Offices Closed|
|Dec. 24-25||Christmas, Offices Closed|
Posted 9/18/18: FUNERAL DIRECTOR - Freeman Mortuary, a three-generation family funeral home, located in Jefferson City, Missouri is looking for a skilled funeral director. This director will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing funerals for the families we have the privilege to serve. Their largest responsibility will be planning inspiring/unique services through their guidance, creativity, and support. This director will be the main contact between our families and the rest of the Freeman Mortuary team to ensure the expectations of families and their guests are being exceeded.
CORE COMPENTENCIES REQUIRED:
If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and feel free to call our team with any questions at 573-636-5533.
Posted 9/13/18: Come work in one of the most rewarding and influential positions there are. As a Pre-Need Sales Counselor you will help plan final wishes and provide peace of mind knowing the burden of funeral arrangements won’t be passed down to family members of those we serve. Working for a family owned, well-established organization, this position finds itself very rewarding, allowing for flexible scheduling and time for family and home life.
This position will:
Job Types: Full-time, Commission
Compensation for this position is commission based- so being able to hustle, network and having a positive and supportive attitude is key.
Interested applicants should submit a resume with references to email@example.com. In-person resumes will not be accepted.
Simpson Funeral Home is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in regards to any legally protected status or identification. Member NFDA.
Accounting & HR
Posted 9/7/18: We are currently accepting applications for a full-time licensed and experienced funeral director. A person with an embalmer/funeral director license is a plus!
Please submit your resume with salary and benefit requirements and three references to: Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. – DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory, 2001 W Walnut Lawn St., Springfield, MO 65807 - Attention: Dr. Ruth Ann Wood-Humiston, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about position may be sent by email.
All inquiries and resumes will be held confidential.
Posted 9/5/18: John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home is interviewing to fill a position for full time Missouri licensed funeral director.
Benefits to the funeral director:
Appropriate salary for experience.
Fixed schedule with every other weekend off.
Health insurance is 100% paid, for employee & dependents.
Rotating holiday schedule.
401-K established (no matching).
Work with likeable people--family team feel work environment—everyone works including the owner.
We focus on service and not ego.
Our GPL has fair charges to the families we serve.
We have comfortable methods of payment for our families.
Our website ( www.ZiegenheinFuneralHome.com) makes interesting reading, may answer some questions and has the “Secrets of Success and Happiness.”
Two established locations-------
South St. Louis City (established 1931) & South St. Louis County (est. 1995)
Contact: Roger Richie
President / Owner (Licensed since 1971)
Please send resume to Roger’s personal e-mail: RPRICHIE@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Office phone: 314 352 2600
Posted 8/16/18: Funeral Director/Embalmer Opportunity. Hutchens Mortuary is seeking an experienced Missouri Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer to join their full-time staff. Hutchens Mortuary is a family owned firm, established in 1955, with locations in both St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. We offer a full benefits package that would include Paid Time Off, Health Insurance and Retirement Plan. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should email their resume to bmarkel@HutchensFuneralHomes.com
Posted 8/16/2018: Greenlawn Funeral Homes Inc. is accepting applications for a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.
Greenlawn Funeral Homes is a family owned firm and has been in operation for over 111 years, located in Southwest Missouri. We offer competitive pay, 401 K, and health insurance. We have a fair and flexible on call schedule, with guaranteed days off.
The qualifications for this position would be, currently licensed in Missouri or can reciprocate. Experience in making funeral arrangements, knowledgeable in computer skills, monument and cemetery sales experience, and able to get cremation certified. You may email your resume to email@example.com.
Posted 8/15/18: Funeral Director and or Embalmer. Come work in the beautiful Ozarks. We are looking for a licensed Funeral Director and or Embalmer to work at our firm. We offer full benefits package, scheduled days off, paid vacation, personnel days, and competitive salary. Your job duties would be, meeting with client family’s, dressing and cosmetology, embalming and working services. Joplin is a wonderful place to live, we have five different school districts to choose from public to private, we have one of the lowest cost of livings in the country, several lakes to play on all with-in an hour from town.
Please submit your resume to us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 417-781-3916 or mail it to Mason-Woodard Mortuary 3701 E, 7th Joplin, MO. 64801.
Posted 7/11/18: Funeral Director/Embalmer – St Louis (St. Peters) Newcomer Funeral Service Group
Are you looking to grow your funeral career? Newcomer Funeral Home is a large family owned, multi-location funeral home looking for a motivated Funeral Director to join our St. Louis chapel (located in St. Peters).
This position will oversee daily activities, meet with families to provide the highest quality services and products to satisfy the needs of any client family and maintain a positive employee relations atmosphere. Candidates must be a Licensed Funeral Director in the State of Missouri or the ability to reciprocate, have a clean driving record and proficient with computer programs.
Competitive wages and benefits. Join our team and become part of a growing, progressive funeral home.
To learn more about this position and to apply online, visit: www.nfsgi.com