The AFRO Honors Morticians as Unsung Heroes

By: VGFS
Monday, August 14, 2023

The AFRO honored the “Unsung Heroes” of the COVID-19 pandemic at Valley Mansion by Martin’s on Aug. 6.

At a special event earlier this month, the media company commended morticians for their critical and often under-recognized role in helping families navigate the loss of a loved one during a global pandemic. 

“We are deeply humbled and grateful to be recognized by The AFRO as an "Unsung Hero." The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the critical importance of compassion, dedication, and resilience of morticians”, said Brittney Greene, Vice President of Operations, who accepted the award on Vaughn Greene Funeral Services' behalf.

 

 

Photo Credit: Diane Hocker, AFRO Community Relations director, with Brittney Greene, vice president of operations for Vaughn Greene Funeral Services. (AFRO File Photo/James Fields)

“Every family we serve, every life we celebrate, and every story we share is a testament to the indomitable human spirit. We understand the profound responsibility of honoring a loved one's legacy during such unprecedented times, and we take this responsibility to heart. We thank our incredible team for their unwavering commitment and the community for placing their trust in us. We remain committed to serving you with the utmost respect, dignity, and care.”

About Vaughn Greene Funeral Services: For more than 25 years, Vaughn Greene Funeral Services has been providing a ministry of care to Baltimore’s African American community. As a leading local, minority- and family-owned provider, we promise to provide our highest level of service and respect to families who entrust us to honor their loved ones. For more information about our funeral, cremation, memorial, repast, and grief counseling services, please call us at 410.655.0015 or visit us online at https://vaughncgreene.com/.
 

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