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Book of Dates
Buddhist faith to describe a calendar that is used to determine an accurate time for casketing the body
Christian Burial Certificate
Letter or form from a priest stating the eligibility of the deceased for burial in a roman catholic cemetery
El Malei Rachamin
in the Jewish faith a memorial service. Usually the last prayer of the funeral service
In the Jewish faith a prayer recited for the deceased by the direct mourners Parents, siblings, spouse children.
in the Jewish faith a candelabrum with a central stem bearig seven candles. oldest symbol in Judaism
in Roman catholic faith a candle placed near the casket during the funeral mass that signifies the everlasting light of christ.
an arrangemnent made by the cemetery whereby funds are set aside for maintaining the cemetery
those who transport only in particular instances and only for those they chose to contract with(FH, Livery)
doors in the center of the Iconostasis leading directly to the altar. Only ordained clergy are to go through these doors.
a hand sewn white linen shroud in which the deceased members of the Jewish faith are dressed
In the Jewish faith the ceremony of washing the deceased before the burial by the Chevra Kaddisha.
ceremonial instructions of the Morman Church given only within the temple to worthymembers of the sect.
wings of the main part of the church which may serve as small chapels for baptism, weddings and even small funeral services
In Eastern Orthodox faith three short services or blessings that are part of the funeral rite.
Catholic faith a set of two candles that may be placed one at the head and one at the foot of the casket during the visitation period
In the Jewish faith the skullcap worn by the men at temple services and funeral services.
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