Corona virus (COVID-19): The Funeral Industry continues to work diligently to assist families during this difficult time.  Contact your Funeral Director to learn what they have in place to assist you.

Almost all Funeral Homes have adjusted to safely assist.  As safety restrictions change, available options change to celebrate a life well lived.  Calling your Funeral Director directly will benefit you.  Be safe.  The Funeral Industry would prefer to wait.  But we are ready to help.

A part of the Red Book research is available to the general public.  You can thank the community oriented Funeral Homes and Funeral Directors for suggesting we provide support to the general public.

Note for funeral directors: Access to the business to business (b2b) relations between Funeral Businesses is available through a Red Book Agent.  We recommend using the RB App from your device's app store to access current information.

The Red Book App (RB App) , which represents the B2B environment for business, is available in Android Google Play, Microsoft Store, & Apple App Store.  Open your Android, Windows 10, or Apple device & go to Google Play, Microsoft Store, or App Store.  Search for Red Book Funeral & install.  You will need your account's credentials along with authorized access to the Funeral B2B market by a Red book Agent.  Let us know if an agent should contact you.

Quick, affordable, courtesy B2B care continue to be in reach with Red Book accuracy.

Since 1936, The National Directory of Morticians provides easily accessible information providing options for Funeral Directors to quickly research the Funeral Business to Business Market, allowing better service for family care. The information is continually updated by Funeral Directors through Red Book Agents.  We extend our thanks to participating Funeral Homes that utilize the research we perform in the Funeral Business to Business market.  We recognize the direct benefit to the families you serve.

What We Do

The National Directory of Mortician's Agents work with Funeral Directors in researching that enables a healthy Funeral Business to Business Market.  Enabling Funeral Directors to better serve families at a difficult time.

The need for a Funeral Business to contract with a sub-contracting Funeral Business is important.  Red Book provides a representative platform for this process.  The Red Book platform enables Funeral Directors to find quality, timely, fair subcontracting rates and options.


Funeral Directors are people.  No two are the same.  It is our experience that funerals are very different from one to the next.  The Funeral Director has large impact on how a funeral is conducted.  Talking with a potential firm will enable you to make better decisions.

SELECTING THE RIGHT FIRM FOR YOU:  If you already have a personal relationship with your Funeral Director, then knowing if you wish to use them or not is simpler.

However, if you do not, then an interview with them is beneficial for everyone.  Asking questions on offerings, solutions, what type of services are available, and prepared solutions to cover your needs are several topics to discuss.  Let them know what you are looking for.

Are you looking for a unique, traditional, or some new experience?  Cremation, burial, and many other options are available in many formats.  If you are not sure, let the Funeral Director know and they can provide suggestions.  This will help you find the service and budget that works for you.

A Funeral Director working in your best interest will have the right tools that go beyond information that is available through public search engines.  We would all like to believe that all Funeral Directors use sources that have a greater ability than what is in available to the general public.  However, the Funeral Directors are people.  So that is not always the case.  Asking questions is important for your needs, the next family needing assistance, and the Funeral Industry as a whole.

HOW A FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTS:  As with any industry, the Funeral Director utilizes resources beyond public internet search engines.  Some resources provide time savings.  Other resources provide items and sub contractors that are set to help with specific tasks to save monies and/or time.

These resources will save you time and efforts.  Allowing you to spend time with your family and remember a life well lived by the one you loved.

YOUR RELATION WITH A FUNERAL HOME:  A Funeral Home is a business.  The majority are single location owners.  They could be your neighbor.  Assisting you is how they feed their families.  They need to make money so they can pay there bills.  Remember, a Funeral Director is a person.  We recommend talking with them.  Visit them in person.  Learn who & where they are.  Are they working with your needs in mind first?  Are they using competitive sources so that they can pass savings onto you?  This will help you avoid Funeral Directors and non licensed practitioners that use deceptive practices, over billing, and provide you with the assistance that is to your benefit.

It is our wish for you to find a good Funeral Home and Funeral Director that fits your needs.  The educated consumer is the Funeral Industry's best clients.  So ask questions, look around.  We all like to work with our best clients.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FUNERAL HOME, MORTUARY, & CREMATION SOCIETY?:  In general there are no differences.  In practice, there are many differences on what offerings are available.  Most areas have licensing & laws in place to protect all parties involved.

Mortuary or Cremation Society is another way of saying what is typically thought of as a Funeral Home.  Businesses use words in their name to help attract clients.  Do not fall prey to a name that you feel offers something that is not there.  Ask questions.  Keep in mind that businesses use words in their names to better describe the kind of goods and services they provide.

There is a general idea that an alternative service like a Cremation Society is less expensive.  Our research shows that is not true.  Rates and services very greatly across all platforms.  With the increase in options, there is an increase in possible confusion.  We recommend taking your time and asking questions is your best course of action.

WHY A FUNERAL and WHY USE A FUNERAL HOME?:  A Funeral is an opportunity to celebrate a life well lived.  To say "until we meet again."  If you are pleased with the service received, then the Funeral Home, Funeral Director, and supporting Funeral Businesses are pleased.  Simply put, if your happy, then the Funeral Industry is happy.

Licensed Funeral Directors are bound by laws that protect all parties.  You will want to ensure you are working with a licensed establishment.  If you are not comfortable when talking with a Funeral Director during your initial meeting, you may want to try interviewing another Funeral Home.  Remember, there are many options today to fit your budget and needs.

Feel free to use our Public Search to locate a firm of your choosing.

Public Searching - Online Funeral Home Directory

The Online Funeral Home Directory (and/or Mortuary Directory) provides a complete list of licensed Mortuary and Funeral Home establishments that work with the general public/end consumer.  Funeral Homes that specifically work in the Funeral to Funeral Business market are not shown in the Online Funeral Home Directory as they do not work directly with the end consumer.

RED Book Funeral HOME Directory for funeral BUSINESSES

The RED BOOK is one of the sources mentioned above that is a Business to Business resource designed to be used by the Funeral Industry.

The RED BOOK printed and Red Book app with web access, contain licensed Funeral Homes, Mortuaries, & Cremation Societies in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other destinations around the world that are competing in the Funeral Business to Business market.  The benefit of the market provides better service, pricing, and time frames for the consumer/families that the industry serves.

Funeral Directors are encourage to communicate with the Red Book Agent for their area to ensure a healthy market.  The Red Book Agent is there to help the Funeral Director.


Red Book is continually updated by physical visit to each location, as well as mail, phone, email, internet and fax communication.  An in person visit provides opportunities that would otherwise not be realized.

These visits enable Red Book to collate specific details that Funeral Directors can use to assist a family in need, providing the opportunity to work at peak efficiency.

(Quick Search and the Online Funeral Directory are designed for safe usage by the general public. Licensed funeral homes should contact their Red Book Agent to gain access to The Red Book.)

Advanced Search Online Directory (including Quick Search) has been reduced due to illegal activity.  We hope to have this resolved soon.


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