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Funeral Questions

Paying Clergy (Funeral Etiquette)

How much to pay the clergy? I have one clergyman who is on the staff of my church. He will assist a…

Why would a body need to be prepared and buried quickly ? (Cemetery Questions)

So, the situation I’m thinking of is a suicide. But why would the body be buried before the h…

How does a person become a crematory operator? (funeral industry)

Hello I am appreciative of any information where I can find how to become a crematory technician or…

Card at church for donation (Flowers/Donations, Funeral Etiquette)

Hello Our donor is using us as a place of donation for grievers.  She has asked that I place a smal…

Memorial Book Etiquette (Funeral Etiquette)

What is etiquette regarding sending a thank you to family members that signed Remembering book?

American Flag on casket (Funeral Customs)

Is it proper to have the American flag draped over the coffin for any fireman who has passed. Even …

Attending aunt’s funeral? (Family Issues, Funeral Etiquette)

I just found out my aunt last of my fathers family passed away from Alzheimer’s. The service …

Thank you cards (Funeral Etiquette)

Do you have to send a thank you to people who only sent a card with nothing enclosed?  What if they…

Chinese Wake Rituals (Funeral Customs)

Does anyone know the proper way to have a wake for a traditional Chinese family when the body is lo…

Attending funeral of deceased spouse’s family (Funeral Etiquette)

My husband passed over a yr ago, his mother recently passed, do I attend the funeral? If so do I si…

Memorial Gifts (Flowers/Donations)

Is it okay to put the name and addresses of the charities that we’d like to receive memorial …

Are Asian Catholic funeral donations made in a white envelope? (Funeral Etiquette)

In a asian Catholic funeral do we donate money to the family of the deceased in a white envelope al…

Gloves on casket? (Funeral Customs)

At the funeral for Keith Boyer, the officers left their right hand glove on the casket after the re…

Does the funeral home have a right to take the Cross from the deceased’s casket and at the Rite of Committal decide who will be the next head of family? (Funeral Ceremonies)

Does the funeral home have a right to arbitrarily decide that someone other than the eldest living …

Cross from the casket (Family Issues)

When your last surviving parent passes, with 5 siblings remaining, who receives the cross from the …

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