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Zachary Burns

Funeral Director

Zachary L. Burns is a licensed funeral director, embalmer, crematory operator, and insurance agent. He is from Indianapolis, IN and moved to South Bend, IN in 2021 to join Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Zachary is a graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of Pi Sigma Eta, by the election of the Omega Chapter National Mortuary Science Honors Fraternity. Zachary was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society which was awarded for the dean's list and leadership. He received the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award which was granted by the Corporation for National & Community Service for serving 18 months and 1,200 hours of community service.

Zachary is an active volunteer for the Catholic Youth Organization. Every year, he looks forward to volunteering with the Shop With A Cop program. Zachary has a passion for working with organizations serving people with intellectual and physical disabilities. He is an active member of South Bend City Church. Zachary holds memberships with the Indiana Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. During his free time, he enjoys trying out local family owned restaurants, attending group events at his church, watching a movie or musical at the local theatre, taking road trips, walking through the campus of Notre Dame, and hanging out with Braxton (his four legged friend).