Tag Archives: Work

3 Things We Say at the Mortuary

3 Things We Say at the Mortuary   Usually when people think of the funeral profession they think about the sadness associated with our position and have trouble going (or don’t want to go) beyond that. But beyond the grief … Continue reading

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Filling the Newest Job at O’Connor: Family Care

 – A Special Journey Mercies Entry –  Being a mother of 4 and a grandmother of 9, I have come to believe that I have a pretty good handle on caring for my family.  Today my relationships with my children … Continue reading

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Why Did You Become an Embalmer?: An Interview with Joanna

An interview with our Care Center Manager and Assistant General Manager, Joanna Ramirez:   – How long have you worked for O’Connor Mortuary? I have been here at O’Connor since 2006. – When did you first learn about embalming?  I … Continue reading

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“Can you Walk, Talk, and Chew Gum?”: The Myth of Multitasking

I can’t multitask!  I’ll be the first to admit it.  I have resigned myself to the fact my brain can only focus on one activity at a time.  There should be a thought bubble over my head that reads “occupied” … Continue reading

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