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Podcast Trilogy 20: Funeral Etiquette

Published: June 12, 2022

If you have not attended a funeral before or don't know the funeral customs of the person who has passed away, the idea of attending can be overwhelming. It is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed, especially when grieving. This quick guide will talk about the most common funeral traditions. Please note this is not a complete guide and it is best to ask about any specific customs that will be observed. In this episode, Brian talks about and explains each part of a traditional funeral. He addresses typical customs for a viewing and the before service customs. Then he addresses the common outline of a funeral from a eulogy to a final prayer. Brian then talks about how to process to a graveside and what to expect at a reception after the funeral.
If you have any customs or etiquette that you would like this podcast to cover, please send an email to info@batemanpacificview.com.

If you have not attended a funeral before or don't know the funeral customs of the person who has passed away, the idea of attending can be overwhelming. It is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed, especially when grieving. This quick guide will talk about the most common funeral traditions. Please note this is not a complete guide and it is best to ask about any specific customs that will be observed. In this episode, Brian talks about military honors and the different levels that are performed from taps to a 21 gun salute. He talks about police and fire funeral customs that are held. The episode addresses how customs can involve special clothing, flowers or art work. 
If you have other customs you would like this podcast to cover, please send an email to info@batemanpacificview.com

When someone has died by suicide, there can be a lot of emotions and heartache involved. There can be a lot of questions on how to talk about the person after they have died and how to celebrate their life. In this episode, Brian addresses common questions people have when preparing to attend a funeral for someone who died by suicide. He talks about how a view may look like, what could occur at the funeral and the reception after. 
If you are contemplating suicide or believe a loved one is, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or text the crisis text line at 741741. This is a very hard topic, and if you need to come back to it later, listen in pieces or or take breaks, that is understandable and normal.
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis text line: 741741.

 
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