Most of us are uncomfortable around death and dying. We’re not sure of what to do or say or how to help. Clergy, funeral directors, and families tell their stories and offer their advice of how to comfort those who have lost loved ones.
- Funeral Etiquette: What To Say and Not To Say To Those Who Have Just Lost A Loved One.
Many of us feel uncomfortable about attending visitations and funeral services because we just don’t know what to say to the bereaved. We want to comfort the family, to offer our help, to show our support, but we are afraid of saying the wrong thing, and afraid of saying nothing at all.
- Funeral Etiquette: Helping Children Through The Funeral Process
For a child, experiencing a death can be even more devastating than for an adult. Therefore, it is essential that children be guided carefully and thoughtfully through their experiences with death and funerals.