Let's say that you've been named by your parents as the executor of their wills. As you can imagine, this is a huge responsibility as it means that you are responsible for making sure that the terms the wills are followed to your parent's specifications. An executor is also responsible for making sure that all estate taxes are paid and that all debts have been accounted for and taken care of.
When it comes to the subject of death, a lot of people from Pennsylvania and across the nation tend to get quiet. That's because, for many people, the subject of death is taboo, oftentimes put off until the very last minute to avoid the awkwardness that comes with discussing end of life wishes.