Definitions for "Funeral Service"
The ceremony chosen by a family to pay honor and respect to the deceased and the surviving family. Usually held at a church or funeral chapel and followed by a short service at the cemetery.
a celebration of life with the body present
a special type of memorial service where the body of the deceased is delivered for final disposition during or following the service
a service for the burial of the departed, which essentially consists of the Memorial Service with the addition of a Gospel reading, special stichera on the Beatitudes and certain other stichera.
an opportunity for reflection, thanksgiving, prayer, and mutual support, a time to be reassured and upheld by the spiritual resources of the Christian faith