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Here's what it's like to work as a funeral director

Madeline Roche • Updated Jun 24, 2019 at 1:01 PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: The “Mad about…” series involves day-in-the-life stories about local workers. Reflector Correspondent Madeline Roche spends time doing their jobs and then tells readers what it's like. If you would like your business to be featured, call 419-668-3771 or email madelineroche@norwalkreflector.com.

Death is one of life’s greatest challenges, but it’s something we all face.

We might not think about how much is involved with handling a death, but funeral directors do.

I recently worked with John Evans, the funeral director of Evans Funeral Home and Crematory at 314 E. Main St., to understand what is involved with his job. Our day included discussing funeral planning and arranging, as well as performing an actual cremation.

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