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Votive Lamps in Cemeteries (Cemetery Questions)

Hi all, I’m from Italy and I’ve a question: in our cemeteries we have the tradition to …

Obituary Advice (Obituaries/Eulogies)

I would like some help on writing a proper obituary for my grandfather to include all of his surviv…

What do you do when you see a funeral procession? (Funeral Etiquette)

You are standing on the pavement and you spot a funeral procession. What do you do?

Husband’s Ex-Mother in-law funeral (Funeral Etiquette)

I knew my husbands ex-mother in-law and we got along well. I also get on well with his ex-wife and …

How do I sell my cemetery spaces? (Cemetery Questions, Funeral Planning)

My brother and I own 104 cemetery plots and we are wondering what we can do with them. Can we sell…

Sending of sympathy flowers to the church? (Flowers/Donations)

Can I only send flower during the funeral service or can I send 1 day before if it is held at the c…

Should an ex-daughter in law be included in the obituary of her ex-husband’s mother? (Funeral Etiquette)

We’re getting down to the wire on writing an obit for my mother in law. Currently my ex-siste…

Obituary Etiquette for 2 spouses (Funeral Etiquette)

I need to write an obit for my father. He was proceeded in death by 2 wives, the first wife being …

Picture of deceased at funeral? (Funeral Etiquette)

Is it considered appropriate to have a photo of deceased next to open casket at wake/visitation and…

Do I attend? (Funeral Etiquette)

Two of my closest friend’s grandfather passed away. I met him once or twice over the last 20 …

My husband lost his estranged father – do we send flowers? (Funeral Etiquette)

My husband father just pass away, but he had lost touch with him. Do I send flower to the new wife?…

How do I formally welcome guests to a funeral? (Funeral Planning)

I have been asked to do the “welcoming” at a funeral for this Friday on the 17th of Jan…

Should my current wife attend my ex-wife’s funeral? (Funeral Etiquette)

Is it appropriate for my present wife to attend my ex-wife’s funeral? I have a son by my ex-w…

What is the best placement for an urn to be buried at an older family cemetery? (Funeral Planning)

My aunt wanted her cremains buried next to her husband at the old family cemetery. The cemetery is …

What is the appropriate depth for burial of an urn? (Funeral Planning)

I have an aunt who wishes to have her urn buried at her old family cemetery next to her deceased hu…

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