What do you bring to a funeral? What is an appropriate gift for a funeral or memorial service? Are you supposed to bring a gift, or should you even consider it?
This topic is a bit of a downer, but these are important funeral gift etiquette questions that, sadly, get asked quite often.
I was a customer service specialist for a cremation urn and memorial gift company for over ten years. In that time, I personally spoke on the phone to many customers who had these very questions, so I have become quite familiar with the topic.
Funerals aren’t something we really think about or plan for, so when the time comes the question is pressing: What is the gift-giving etiquette for when you see or visit a family after a loved one has passed away?
Read on to learn the proper etiquette for gifts at funerals and memorial services.