Funeral, memorial service, committal, wake, visitation, calling hours - what does
it all mean? Funeral terminology can be really confusing to anyone who hasn’t had
to arrange a funeral before.
You will find a list of commonly-used terminology below.
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Words are in alphabetical order by title. Click on a word to read the definition.
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A funeral and memorial service both serve the same purpose – to honor and celebrate the life of your loved one with friends and family.