Funerals and Burial Customs
We look at some of the funerals and burial customs of the past and present.
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Few rules on funeral processions are enshrined in law; most are just customs. But that doesn't mean you should break them.
Cities have protocols for making sure everyone — even the nameless — has an eternal resting place.
More people are opting for cremation over traditional burials and in some states they can choose a water cremation.