Wondering about proper funeral reception etiquette? The answer is probably “yes” if you’ve just attended the service of a loved one, and now you’re on your way to the reception.
Perhaps you’re at a loss for words following the emotion of the day, and you’re not sure what to expect at the reception. You think it’s going to be a bit more laid back than the funeral, and you’re probably right.
But you still might have some questions about what to say and do at the reception. And of course you need the answers fast. We’re here to help with our funeral reception etiquette guide.
Funeral planning isn’t something you do every day.
You probably feel totally overwhelmed. Your emotions are all over the place, people are calling and texting, and there’s a thousand little decisions to make.
Often what ends up happening is that you simply take the advice of the funeral home. It’s just easier.
But… what if there were easy ways to make the service more meaningful and personal? What if there were options that could save the estate thousands of dollars?
Whether you’re reacting to an immediate need, helping a friend, or planning ahead for the future, all it takes is a few steps now and you will save yourself and your loved ones loads of time, money, and stress.