The Dos, Don’ts, and D’ohs of Attending a Funeral

This one time… I wore a Green Bay Packers winter beanie into a decedent’s home. D’oh!

I was into my first week as a funeral director apprentice. It was December in Wisconsin, which means 10-degree weather and snow. Naturally, I was wearing my Green Bay Packers winter beanie. I was with a licensed funeral director on a house transfer. Someone had died at their residence and we were going to bring them back into our care at the funeral home.

What Should You Do, Then?

If you want to be seen as someone who knows what they are doing, and have class in attending a funeral, there are a few things you can say and do, to show that you are a respectful attendee.

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Noah Watry

Noah Watry

Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Life Insurance Agent, and FSA. I write about life, death, and everything in between. Books available here: http://amazon.co