Here is an overview of each groups’ beliefs concerning death and the afterlife. How they regard grief and unique aspects of their funeral ceremonies and customs are also discussed.

It is important to note that while you may not agree with a particular view or practice, you should still be respectful to any family who has lost a loved one and support them in their time of grief.

Funeral Customs by Religion, Ethnicity and Culture

Cross-Cultural Funeral Customs

Funerals may not adhere to the practices of a single religion or culture.

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New Orleans Jazz Funerals

A unique entertaining way to celebrate a life well lived.

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Home Funerals & Burials

It's much more common today than it has been in the recent past.

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The proper respect for our local heroes.

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Law Enforcement

A funeral reflecting honor for service and dedication.

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Utmost care for a person whose life was given for our freedom.

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Attending a Funeral?

10 Things Not to Do At a Funeral

Trust us when we tell you that funeral directors can teach you a thing or two about etiquette.

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Top 8 Things Never Say to the Bereaved

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A Guide to Sending Funeral Flowers

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