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What should I be aware of regarding religious aspects of a funeral home?

When visiting a funeral home, be aware of the following regarding its religious and cultural considerations:
  • Does the funeral director understand your religious or cultural needs?
  • Has the funeral home ever made a funeral according to your religious or cultural customs?
  • Can the funeral home provide the products and services necessary for a traditional funeral according to your beliefs? If the funeral home does not carry any of the products you might need, are they willing to obtain them or have you bring them in from an outside vendor?

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