Knowing what to say or do at someone’s funeral can bring up all sorts of questions. Which rituals do I attend? How long should I stay? What if I’m in the funeral procession? These are just a small dose of the questions you could come up with. In the article “Common Funeral Etiquette Questions” from The Funeral Source they have answered many of these questions for you.
Some question categories from this article include “Common Questions”, “Visitations or Wakes”, “Memorial Services”, “Sypathy Expressions”, and “After the Services”.
According to the article one of the main things to remember is that even though you feel hesitant, it’s important to attend the service. This let’s the people you’re visiting know that even if their loved one is gone, they are still connected to the living.