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Javan Muslim

javan.muslim@gmail.com | (726) 140-6434 | New York, NY


I am an experienced embalmer with over three years of experience. I have a strong attention to detail and take pride in my work. I am able to work independently and as part of a team. I have excellent communication skills and am able to provide support to families during the funeral process.


Lead Embalmer at Kearby-Simmons Funeral Home, NYMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed over 600 embalmings with a 0% mortality rate.
  • Mentored 2 junior embalmers, resulting in both receiving promotions.
  • Successfully performed 8 restorations, including one on high-profile client.
  • Achieved 98% positive feedback from funeral home directors/clients regarding quality of work.
  • Reducing the average turnaround time for embalmings by 20%.
  • Worked collaboratively with other team members to develop new techniques for improving results.

Embalmer at Hoyt Funeral Home, NYJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed over 1,000 embalmings with a 95% success rate.
  • Maintained strict adherence to health and safety guidelines while performing all duties.
  • Successfully performed cremations on over 500 bodies.
  • Embalmed complex cases including trauma victims and autopsied bodies with 100% satisfaction from families.
  • Kept detailed records of all work performed in accordance with state regulations.
  • Worked closely with funeral directors to ensure smooth operations.


Associate of Arts in Funeral Service Education at CUNY Queens College, NYSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to plan and direct funeral services, how to embalm and restore human remains, and how to work with grieving families.


  • Embalming
  • Restorative Art
  • Grief Counseling
  • Funeral Home Management
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Customer Service

Vola Lindfors

vola.lindfors@gmail.com | (188) 670-4815 | Jackson, MS


I am an experienced embalmer with over three years of experience working in the funeral industry. I have a strong passion for helping families through one of the most difficult times in their lives, and take pride in providing them with quality service and care. I am knowledgeable in all aspects of embalming and restoration, and hold a valid Embalmers License from the state of California. In my previous role as Lead Embalmer at Smith Funeral Home, I was responsible for training new staff members, overseeing all operations within the embalmment department, and ensuring that each family received personalized care during their time of need. I am now seeking a new opportunity where I can continue to provide compassionate service to grieving families while expanding my skillset within this field.


Lead Embalmer at Mississippi Funeral Service Commission, MSMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed over 1000 embalmings with a 0% error rate.
  • Maintained a 97% satisfaction rating from funeral homes.
  • Trained 5 new embalmers, who all successfully passed their certification exams.
  • Reduced the average preparation time by 15 minutes per body without compromising quality.
  • Successfully advocated for changes in state regulations that improved working conditions for all embalmers in the state.

Embalmer at Natchez Trace Funeral Home, MSJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed training and received certification as an embalmer.
  • Performed over 500 embalmings with a success rate of 98%.
  • Maintained a sanitary and safe work environment at all times.
  • Worked efficiently and effectively to meet strict deadlines.
  • Communicated professionally and compassionately with families during difficult times.


Associate of Arts in Funeral Service Education at Mississippi State University, MSSep 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are embalming, funeral directing, grief counseling, and business management.


  • Embalming
  • Restorative Art
  • Grief Counseling
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Sales

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