Death is something we don’t want to talk about. We don’t want to welcome it with open arms, not even the mention of it in a conversation. Death perpetrates a sense of discomfort and fear. We don’t want to hover in a thought of ourselves dying or someone we love so dearly. Let’s face it, […]
The funeral service has evolved through the years as a result of our instinctive wish to honor our dead and to comfort the bereaved. The ceremony of the funeral symbolizes the beliefs of a culture, its hopes, its ideals, its spiritual concepts.
Having good manners is essential, and for highly emotional times such as funerals, the last thing you want to do is add unnecessary stress to the bereaved by being rude. To help you avoid awkward situations, here’s a list of things you should and shouldn’t do when attending funeral services.