Turning to the social sciences for a more holistic idea of what makes a funeral, we learn the common features of funeral services around the world. You'll learn all funeral services are rites of passage, transforming status and reaffirming social ties.
This sections covers our available burial services and answers some of the questions you may have about the various options.
A simple burial service is a preferred custom in many societies and faiths. Read more about our burial services so you can best decide if a burial service is appropriate for your deceased loved one and his or her survivors.
Traditional Funerals A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.
Frequently Asked Questions How does a funeral ceremony differ from a celebration-of-life or memorial service? Click here to get the answers to your questions about funeral ceremonies.