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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_(ceremony)

A wake is a social gathering associated with death, usually held before a funeral. Traditionally, a wake takes place in the house of the deceased with the body ...

www.burialplanning.com/resources/funeral-etiquette-guide/wake-vs-viewing-vs-funeral-whats-the-difference

What is the difference between a wake, a funeral, and a viewing? ... a viewing the evening before a funeral the best time to pay their respects to the bereaved, ...

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/before-the-funeral-viewings-wakes-and-visitations

A viewing (also called a wake) may be brief and take place immediately before the funeral service, or may last for up to three days before the service. A visitation  ...

www.thespruce.com/what-do-i-do-during-a-visitation-or-wake-1216547

May 3, 2017 ... 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.

findersfree.com/other-stuff/difference-funeral-wake

Apr 5, 2012 ... A wake, commonly known in the US and Canada as a viewing, is traditionally held on the night before a funeral. The wake is the time for the ...

www.skylawnmemorialparksanmateo.com/blog/2013/november/understanding-the-difference-between-a-wake-and-.aspx

Traditionally, the wake is a memorial gathering held in the home of the deceased or their family before the funeral. Alternatively, a wake may take place in a ...

www.deathreference.com/Vi-Z/Wake.html

This kind of social gathering is usually referred to as a wake. .... the Ship out of the Mud, "the men actually presented themselves before the rest of the assembly,  ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-a-wake-and-a-funeral

A “wake” is an informal term which encompasses visiting the family and offering ... happen all on one day, other wakes can last a few days before the funeral.