Death Care

Aftermath Visits With Area Directors at the NEIFDA Spring Educational Seminar

Last week, Aftermath met with a small number of Illinois funeral directors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, in Wheeling, IL. The group were members of the Northeastern Illinois Funeral Directors Association (NEIFDA), a regional division of the larger Illinois Funeral Directors Association (IFDA); the gathering marked the organization’s 14th Annual Spring Education Seminar. Representing Aftermath was […]

Interview with Heather Tapscott, Funeral Home Relations Specialist

From Director to Specialist Before she joined Aftermath in 2016, Funeral Home Relations Specialist Heather Tapscott wore many hats. “I have been a Certified Nursing Assistant since 2000. I was a volunteer EMT-B/D for 8 years in a small rural community in Henderson County, Illinois.” However, it was her experience as a Funeral Director that led […]

Aftermath Attends the 2015 NFDA Conference in Indianapolis

As the annual NFDA Conference wraps up, we take a few moments to catch up with the Aftermath crew who attended the event. Sponsored by the National Funeral Directors Association, the event was hosted in Indianapolis this year and included educational sessions, meet-and-greets, and an expo of products and services beneficial to the funeral industry. […]

Memphis Death Cleanup: Directors and Death Care in Memphis, TN

Note: to celebrate the grand opening of our Memphis office, we’re featuring a weekly post that covers topics of concern to the Memphis, TN area. This week, we examine the funeral industry, and look at the rules and regulations affecting new directors in the state of Tennessee. There are necessary jobs considered by most to […]

Death Cleanup: Just One Part of the Process

The process of death concerns both physical and spiritual aspects. As morbid as it seems, death is a natural part of the life cycle. As a result, every culture and civilization maintains beliefs on what should be done with physical remains upon a person’s demise. Such beliefs range from practical matters (such as proper disposal […]

The Culture and Practice of Cremation

Cremation of the human body has changed quite a bit over the years. With the practice originating in ancient times, it has continued to this day for a variety of reasons. As a result, the process is uniquely fascinating to many, especially in light of the numerous cultural beliefs surrounding this method of after death […]

After Death Care: Organizing a Loved One’s Belongings

Sorting through a beloved family member’s belongings after death occurs can be an extremely trying experience. Many people find it exceedingly distressing to cope with physical reminders of the deceased, which can make the process a difficult one to accomplish. The following are few tips for those faced with cleaning out a home after a […]

10 Things to Do to Organize a Home Following a Death

It’s a situation most people will experience at least once in a lifetime. An elderly parent or relative passes on, and the family must decide what to do with decades of collected memories, cherished treasures, and the all the other material possessions that accompany modern living. Whether you’ve been down this road before or have […]

Testimonials

"Dennise was exceptional. She was patient, knowledgeable, hardworking and a pleasure to work with. She assembled an excellent crew who worked hard to ensure that the house was remediated."

Amy M. - Missouri City, TX

"Tom and his team were absolutely amazing and worked through the night so that the family with a special needs child could come back into their home as soon as possible. They were very compassionate. They weren’t all business, very professional. I recommend him and his staff to anyone who goes through a tragedy such as this. God bless them all. "

Erika W. - Fayetteville, NC

"The team was very informative, sensitive to our needs, and very professional and listened to what we had to say. The house is very clean and smells good with no lingering odors. I am very happy with the job that was done and could not have asked for anything better. Wonderful team, fantastic job! Thank you! "

Lisa S. - Raleigh, NC

"I had no clue what to do, especially as I was overwhelmed with grief. Hooper and Weaver in Grass Valley, CA, recommended your company. As it was a Saturday, I honestly expected to have to wait a few more days to have it cleaned. But from the moment I contacted your company, I received both professional & compassionate help. While I would never wish this experience on anyone, it was good to have such a professional company & compassionate people when I needed them. I just want to say thank you to your three employees and let you know that you have some wonderful people working for you."

Jennifer P. - Grass Valley, CA

"Absolutely phenomenal service, I couldn’t have asked for a more professional, compassionate, well-grounded crew to have taken care of me and this job. Paul and his co-worker were outstanding, absolutely heart-felt, kind, perfect people for the job. I will recommend this company whenever I get the chance."

Lauren N. - Cinnaminson, NJ

"Rick, Jay, and Sonny did an outstanding job of meeting or in most cases exceeding our expectations at a very difficult and trying time for our family. I am a close personal friend of the funeral director who gave us your name and have already assured him of their outstanding work for us. Truly an asset to your company and great representatives!"

Janet H. - Neosho Rapids, KS

"Aftermath team made a very hard event much easier. Without them, I do not know how I would have made it through this. Corry went above and beyond my expectations. She was much more than the lead and for that I am more than thankful."

Christopher R. - Tallahassee, FL

"Bryn and Jason could not have been more professional, kind and compassionate at a time when I was devastated by loss. They went above and beyond."

Arden R. - Raleigh, NC

"Thank you all so much for your professional and thoughtful team. Everyone from the initial call with Kathy to the courteous and compassionate crew that talked to my family before doing their job. Thank you all so much! "

Jesse A. - Crimora, VA

"Tom, Chris, and Keith were very compassionate and caring. They made everything so much less stressful for me! They understood the needs of the customer and went out of their way to make my life so much easier at this difficult time. Wonderful staff!"

Pamela J. - Richmond, VA

Aftermath Services BBB Business Review
AMS Torch Award - Aftermath 2017
I Hire Veterans
OSHA logo
Lead Safe EPA logo
National Safety Counsel logo
Call us now 877-872-4339