I was a funeral director and embalmer for over 40 years. Ask me anything.
I qualified as a funeral director in 1966, and then as an embalmer in 1970. I retired for good in 2007. AMA.
((I, his daughter, am typing for him as he's 77 and you'd be waiting days for him to finish typing a sentence were he to do this himself. Hunt and peck typing is not the way forward! All answers are his though :D))
Edit: It's been fun, thanks!