The Good Funeral Guide
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
How to feel at home
Delving again into Emily Post’s funeral etiquette produces another fascinating blast from the past: the bereaved need to decide whether to hold the funeral in church or at the house.
Emily suggests that a church funeral can be more trying, in that the family have to leave the seclusion of home and face a congregation. ‘Many people prefer a house funeral – it is simpler, more private, and obviates the necessity for those in sorrow to face people…’
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