Planning a Funeral According to Custom

When planning funeral services near Detroit, it’s essential to consider the decedent’s wishes with regard to funeral customs. If the decedent pre-planned funeral services or expressed preferences in a will, those wishes should be given priority. Otherwise, if the decedent was an adherent to a particular religion, funeral homes can provide guidance on religious customs for the cremation services.

For more guidance on planning a funeral according to custom, consult funeral homes and watch this video. You’ll hear a funeral director explain some common customs associated with the Catholic and Jewish faiths, such as which individuals may lead the funeral service and where the service may be held. He also explains that in some cases, custom may dictate details such as the materials the casket may be made from.

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