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Funeral Questions

How do we let friends know of the date we are burying ashes? (Funeral Planning)

My sister passed away 10 months ago, we are burying her ashes in 4 weeks & not sure how to let …

What is the procedure for a funeral if the deceased asked to be cremated? (Funeral Planning)

Question: What is the procedure for a funeral if the deceased asked to be cremated?

How Do I Tell Mourners What to Wear? (Funeral Etiquette)

What’s the best thing to say in a newspaper announcement, when the mourners don’t have …

Can we have two funerals? (Funeral Planning)

My parents spend six months of the year in NY and the other six in FL. Can we do two ceremonies …

Pentecostal Photography of Caskets? (Funeral Customs)

Have people of the Pentecostal faith ever had a tradition of photographing the dead in caskets? A d…

Do I give the donation to the family or send it to the charity? (Flowers/Donations)

I want to send a donation to the charity requested in the obituary. Do I give it with a card to the…

Is it okay to give photos of the deceased to the spouse at the funeral? (Funeral Etiquette)

Is it ok to bring photographs of the deceased (and his spouse) to the funeral? I think I have pict…

How do I get permission to reuse articles? (About Funeralwise)

I work at a funeral home and do their bi-monthly newsletter. How can I get permission to reuse some…

Should I bring my kids to the funeral viewing? (Funerals & Children)

I have 3 kids all under the age of 10. Are they too young to go to the viewing?

Do I have to go up to the casket? (Funeral Etiquette)

When going to funerals of people we do not know very well (example: co-worker’s grandparent)…

Can I use printed address labels on thank you notes? (Funeral Etiquette)

Is it ok to use printed address labels on the thank you or acknowledgement notes?

How to politely decline house guests during a funeral? (Family Issues)

An out-of-town family member has asked to stay at our house for 5 days during the week of my father…

Should I attend the visitation or the funeral for the spouse of a coworker? (Attending Services)

Dear Funeralwise, If I am a work friend of someone whose husband has died, do I attend the viewing …

What is the proper etiquette at a viewing from one family member to another? (Family Issues)

Hi, My Mother recently passed away. I have a close FAMILY member (niece) that DID come to the viewi…

Can I send a floral arrangement to the home of the bereaved before the funeral? (Flowers/Donations)

Hi I would like to know if it’s acceptable to send a flower arrangement to the home of the bereaved…

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