Gravediggers employed by one of the country’s largest cemetery and funeral home corporations, StoneMor, are battling for their first union contract—amid a COVID-related increase in burials.
Hundreds of bodies of people who died at home had been kept on beds, or the floor, or even outside on the pavement.
Women have long been leaders in the death industry, but in recent years they have also pushed the industry to look to alternative burial practices.
What tree would you like to be buried beneath?
Wayne Williams and his late father had made a pact to listen the World Series together when the Cubs made it, so he went to the cemetery for Game 7.
A selection of new work from photographer Jess Cole.
On the first Sunday after Easter, the living gather at the cemetery in the village of Rizana for a traditional lunch with the dead.
Japan's techno-cemeteries replace tombstones with LED Buddhas and conveyor belts.