Attending a Funeral – Doing the Right Things

Attending a funeral

When You Need to Attend a Funeral

Prepare yourself for the funeral, visitation, condolence call by reviewing funeral customs and funeral etiquette. Help a family member or friend deal with their grief. Send flowers to the funeral or make a memorial tribute.


What Happens at a Funeral?

Learn what to expect if you will be attending the funeral services of a different religion or culture. Start with our index of customs.

Funeral Customs Index

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What’s Involved in Arranging a Funeral?

Get an understanding of the elements of a funeral. Find out the roles of funeral homes, cemeteries and other providers. Learn what decisions must be made in arranging a funeral.

Types of Funerals
About Funeral Providers
The Funeral Process