Why I work in the funeral industry

Why I work in the funeral industry

The funeral industry is generally not at the top of the list for most people when they’re choosing their career path. Let’s face it, it doesn’t even make the top 20. For many people, it’s a confronting industry – one that’s steeped in myths and stereotypes. But the...
Funeral FAQ: What happens at an arrangement meeting?

Funeral FAQ: What happens at an arrangement meeting?

For many people, arranging a funeral is a complex and confusing task. When emotions are running high after the loss of a loved one the prospect of arranging a funeral can seem overwhelming. The Walter Carter Funerals team is here for you throughout the process. We’ll...
Grieving before a death: Dealing with anticipatory grief

Grieving before a death: Dealing with anticipatory grief

Here’s the thing about grief. Even though we tend to think of it as something that happens after a death, that’s not always necessarily the case. Anticipatory grief can begin long before death happens. It can start as soon as we become aware that death is likely....
Funeral FAQ: What is repatriation?

Funeral FAQ: What is repatriation?

The death of a loved one is always distressing, but when it happens and they’re away from home that distress can be compounded by practical problems. Repatriation is when a deceased person is moved from overseas or interstate in order to be laid to rest. The...