Religious Funerals

Traditions and Practices for Religions & Faiths

The ceremony you choose will depend on the wishes and beliefs of the person who has died, or of those closest to them. This section provides a brief summary of the traditions and practices for different religions and faiths. 

Please note that the following is not intended to prescribe or advise, but will, we hope, provide relevant context and information.

Other Useful Information

For further information about types of funeral services and ceremonies.

Planning Tools to Help You Gather and Share Information

The whiteballoon Checklists provide a printable summary of the things you may need to do or think about.

Our helpful Planning Tools make keeping track of everything so much easier. Create a personal Ideas Folder in which to save ideas and choices. This can be printed out or shared digitally with those closest to you or your funeral director.

The Budget Planner and Attendees Form make keeping track of costs and numbers attending so much easier.

These are completely free to use. Just Register and Login to securely save information to your account.

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