There are often times when we want to pay our respects to a friend, neighbor or co-worker who has suffered a loss in their family, but we may not be familiar with their customs and thus feel uncomfortable in how to show our support.

While traditions in mourning vary by culture, one thing is a near-guarantee - showing love & support is universal.

Here are some funeral and visitation practices from different religions to help make you more comfortable in these situations and help you overcome any hesitancies or inhibitions to show your support.

Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Catholic Funeral

Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Protestant Funeral

Things to Keep in Mind When Attending an Islamic Funeral 

7 Things to Remember When Going to a Shiva (Jewish)

6 Things to Remember When Going to a Visitation

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