The Family Plot Blog
August 29, 2011
Etiquette expert Thelma Domenici’s latest “Ask Thelma” column includes a query about the organization of funerals. The question is not about funeral etiquette, but the changing structure of the memorial service itself.
The writer is uncomfortable with the growing trend of inviting attendees to stand up and speak off the cuff about the deceased. There’s often an uncomfortable silence after attendees are asked to share impromptu stories. This person is more comfortable with “traditional” funerals.
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