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ABOUT US


Welcome to the website of the Funeral Directors Services Association of Greater Chicago (FDSA)  The following information is offered for your convenience. For further information, please contact the association.  

The FDSA was founded in 1880.  In 1962 it merged with an association of auto livery chauffeurs and took on its present name.

The six categories of membership are:

  • Regular Membership - includes entities which are funeral homes or those providing funeral service and are represented under a collective bargaining Agreement with Local 727;
  • Affiliate Members - entities which are funeral homes or those providing funeral service and are NOT represented under a collective bargaining agreement representation;
  • Corporate Members - corporations which own or operate entities which are funeral homes or those providing funeral service having at least ten (10) branch locations - corporate members must affirmatively indicate at the time of joining their interest in being represented by the Association under a collective bargaining agreement with Local 727;
  • Associate Membership - includes entities providing merchandise and/or services to FDSA Members;

FDSA is governed by a seven member Board of Directors consisting of an Executive Committee (President, Vice-Presidents, and Secretary-Treasurer) and 4 Directors. 

The Board of Directors meets monthly via conference call.

FDSA's mission is to provide services to its membership and to the public at large, to enhance the professionalism of funeral service and to maintain high ideals.

The FDSA provides a number of services for its membership. 

 

Funeral Directors Services Association of Greater Chicago
FDSA

Telephone - 773/398-5158  -  KEVIN ANDERSON

For Information FDSAChicago@gmail.com

06/20/2024