Home Funerals, What are they?

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Confessions of a Funeral Director
February 20, 2013

It’s strange how professional practices can reverse themselves.

Traditionally, in America, funerals have been held in the “parlour” of the deceased’s home.  During the beginning decades of the twentieth century, the funeral business became more industrialized and funerals were moved to what we now call “Funeral Homes”, or “Funeral parlour.”  Recently, however, there seems to be an interesting trending back toward “home funerals.”

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