Funeral acknowledgements typically thank people for their thoughtfulness and kindness in attending a funeral, perhaps with a verse like: "The family of / (the departed) / Acknowledge your kind / Expression of Sympathy." These verses may be listed in a public place, such as the funeral home's website, in order to thank people in a general fashion.Know More
Funeral acknowledgements may go into more detail describing the deceased with words like "father," "grandad," "great-grandad" or "partner."
They may also go on to specify thanks for individual things such as cards, flowers, baking and so forth, in addition to thanking the employees of the funeral home for their assistance.Learn more about Holidays & Celebrations
It is possible to have a funeral on a Saturday. Many families choose to have funerals on a Saturday because it allows friends and family to attend who would have difficulty attending the funeral otherwise.Full Answer >
Only a select number of options are available for someone who cannot afford a proper funeral, since death is a major expense. The two primary alternatives to paying for a funeral are donating the body to medical science or leaving it unclaimed.Full Answer >
Poems like "She Is Gone" or "He is Gone" and "We Remember Him" or "We Remember Her" would be suitable for reading at an uncle's funeral. "She Is Gone" or "He Is Gone", which is a non-religious poem, was written by David Harkins.Full Answer >
A repast, or repass, is a gathering of friends and family after a funeral service. This involves a meal and can be either at the home of one of the family members, at the deceased person's church or at the location of the funeral service.Full Answer >