Joseph Murray is a licensed funeral director and embalmer for Ballard-Durand Funeral and Cremation Services. He has worked in funeral homes for the past 10 years and is a 2nd generation funeral director. Joseph graduated as one of the top in his class from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York, NY. After beginning his career and getting his license in Connecticut, he wanted to help people closer to his home in the Bronx, where he was born and raised. He always wanted to be in a profession where he was helping others, and what better way than to be there for people in one of the toughest days of their lives.