Etiquette at a Wake
A wake or visitation is a ceremony that takes place once someone passes away. Wakes used to take place at home's where people could come and share their respects and view the body of the deceased. Modern-day wakes often take place at funeral homes prior...
Wakes, viewings, and visitations are all ways of spending time with the body of
the person who died and the family of the person who died before the funeral ...
If you attend a wake you should approach the family and express your sympathy.
As with the condolence visit it is appropriate to relate your memories of the ...
A Catholic wake is also known as a Catholic viewing. This event usually
precedes a funeral, either the evening before or the morning of the ceremony.
The wake ...
There are very few instances in life that are not spoken to by the rules of what is commonly called etiquette
. Certainly gifts of flowers and food are both appropriate to send or take to the grieving family and if you are prevented from attending the funeral (due to di... More »
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following be a wake up call on how to attend wakes, funerals, and ...
Attending a Wake. Funeral planning guide outlining valuable information on the
point and purpose of holding a wake as well as tips for proper wake etiquette.
It's quite common for a visitation (sometimes called a wake) to be held during the
... Etiquette dictates the bereaved and other attendees at a funeral wear semi- ...
Feb 11, 2010 ... A wake takes place before the actual funeral service and is usually held in ....
Perhaps the most important part of “funeral etiquette” is not to let ...
Aug 4, 2011 ... If you were affected by the death in a strong way, attending the wake can give
you ... This entry was posted in Funeral Etiquette by horancares.