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 ...
Aug 16, 2010 ... Let the following be a wake up call on how to attend wakes, funerals, and other
memorial services, to care and respect: 1. ARRIVE ON TIME.
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.
Aug 16, 2012 ... Q. When is it a “must” to attend a funeral or a wake, viewing or visitation? ...
Florence Isaacs is the author of several books on etiquette, ...
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 ...
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- ...
Funerals are often preceded by a wake or visitation. Know what to do during the
visitation or wake before a funeral. Here are some tips.
The Occasion: A Funeral or a Wake. Old etiquette: If you're in mourning, you're in
black. New etiquette: Your outfit doesn't have to be black; it does have to be ...
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.