How to Plan a Funeral According to Custom

When planning a loved one’s funeral , there are a number of factors to consider. In addition to reflecting the personality of the individual whose life you are commemorating, you should think about the person’s background and how this may play a role in the funeral options you choose.

Watch this video to learn how religious affiliations, family tradition, and ethnic heritage can affect decisions about funeral services. Funeral location, ceremony, method of handling the body, and even the time of day at which the funeral is held can all be affected by culture and tradition.

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