Making Memorial Donations

Honoring the Deceased with a Memorial Donation

  If the family of the deceased requests a memorial donation to a specific cause or charity in lieu of flowers, you can choose whether or not to make such a donation. If you do, you need to do this in a timely fashion (within 10 days of the funeral service) so that the family […]

Offering Condolences – Saying & Doing the Right Things

Note: Our etiquette tips, including Offering Condolences, have a broad application to many religious traditions; however, some religions and ethnicities have specific requirements or traditions of their own. For more information, see our Funeral Customs section. Acknowledging the Death One of the reasons why people are so uncomfortable at a wake or funeral is because […]

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