What Is the Name for a Reception after a Funeral?

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The reception or gathering that is held after a funeral is called a collation. Sometimes it is also just referred to as a reception. The gathering that occurs before a funeral is called a wake.
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A Wake.
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1. Get a family member, close friend or neighbor to help you plan the reception. You will need help the planning, making phone calls and deciding where you where the reception will
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It goes back centuries. It was found when some coffins had been dug up (for whatever reason) some had claw marks on the lid of the coffin,where the 'deceased' had actually been buried
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Generally people bring food to a funeral reception, perhaps mac & cheese
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