View Full Version : How Morbid can this be?

12-15-2005, 10:21 AM
Funeral directors nationwide are focusing on keeping their ranks flush amid fears they may not be able to meet demand as the baby boomer generation ages. In New York, funeral directors are reaching out to guidance counselors and a few dozen, like Scamardella, are taking the campaign to their local high schools.

"We definitely need to have more people thinking about funeral service as a calling," said Scamardella, a third-generation funeral director. "Your average youngster is not going to waltz into funeral service and say, 'Oh, I'll just give it a go."'


12-15-2005, 11:15 AM
Not morbid enough. They're probably going to have to get the munging crowd if they want to swell their ranks.