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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_burial

A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical ... Probably the earliest detailed account of funeral ceremonial which has been preserved to us is to be found in the Spanish ... The custom of watching by the dead (the wake) is an ancient practice probably derived from the similar ...

www.everplans.com/articles/important-etiquette-tips-for-wakes-viewings-and-visitations

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 ...

www.everplans.com/articles/baptist-funeral-traditions

Embalming is acceptable in the Baptist faith, and depending on the rules of the state and/or the funeral ... Viewing, Wake, Or Visitation Before A Baptist Funeral.

thefuneralsource.org/trad07.html

It's quite common for a visitation (sometimes called a wake) to be held during the .... such an occasion, there are still some common rules for funeral attire in ...

www.funeralwise.com/etiquette/attendingservices

Guide to good etiquette when you are attending funeral services, what to do with ... A wake is similar to a visitation and can be a celebration of life complete with singing, ... Funeral Processions: What are the rules for funeral processions?

www.thespruce.com/funeral-etiquette-frequently-asked-questions-1216535

Feb 15, 2017 ... Before you go to the visitation or wake, learn what is expected of you. ... The main purpose of having etiquette rules for funerals, memorial ...

www.funeralwise.com/customs/irishwake

Irish Wake Funeral Service Rituals Until modern times, Irish wake customs ran the gamut from profound grieving to what appeared to be rollicking good fun.

mentalfloss.com/article/74126/9-dos-and-donts-funeral-etiquette

Jan 28, 2016 ... However, there are general etiquette rules to follow at the memorial ... Tribute Funeral Services, to get a sense of what is appropriate—and ...

jezebel.com/5676508/dress-code-what-to-wear-to-a-funeral

Oct 29, 2010 ... I've gone to several wakes and funerals the next day, which meant having two different somber outfits in rotation. .... There are no rules.