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Cards of recognition sent to friends for kindness shown to a deceased's family

Acknowledgement cards

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An altar attendant

Acolyte

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A funeral rite that is adjusted to the needs and wants of those directly involved

Adaptive funeral rite

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A funeral which has been altered to suit the trends of the times

Adaptive funeral rite

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Those appropriate and helpful acts of counseling that come after the funeral

* Aftercare
* Post-funeral follow-up

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In the Islam faith, the name of God

Allah

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An elevated place or structure on which sacrifices are offered or at which religious rites are performed

Altar

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In the Christian faith, a table on which the Eucharist or Holy Communion is offered

Altar

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An unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle or enclosure, without ornamentation or a fixed interior lining, which is designed for the encasement of human remains and which is made of fiberboard, pressed-wood, composition materials (with or without an outside covering) or like materials

Alternative container

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Certification/legislation of a document for international use under terms of the 1961 Hague Convention

Apostille

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In the Roman Catholic faith, the head of an archdiocese

Archbishop

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Hebrew word meaning container

Aron

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A casket made entirely of wood, containing no metal parts

Aron

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The meeting between the funeral director and the client family during which the funeral arrangements are discussed

Arrangements conference

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An imitation of grass made in mat form and used at the cemetery to cover the earth around the grave

Artificial grass

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Counseling with the family as they select the services and items of merchandise in completing arrangements for the funeral service of their choice when a death has occurred

At-need counseling

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Leader of multiple churches in a particular denomination

Bishop

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In the Roman Catholic faith, the head of a diocese

Bishop

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In the LDS (Mormon) church, leader of a single church

Bishop of the ward

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The name of a Buddhist priest

Bonze

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A term used in the Buddhist faith to describe a calendar that is used to determine an accurate time for casketing the body

Book of Dates

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In the Roman Catholic faith, a man who is a member of a religious order without being ordained or while preparing for ordination

Brother

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Relating to a social organization

Brotherhood

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A legal document, issued by a governmental agency, authorizing transportation and/or disposition of a dead human body

* Burial-transit permit
* Disposition permit

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A portable shelter used to cover the grave area during the committal

* Canopy
* Cemetery tent

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A religious singer who assists the clergy

Cantor

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Assists the Rabbi in the Jewish faith

Cantor

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Assists the priest in the Eastern Orthodox faith

Cantor

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In the Roman Catholic faith, a dignity conferred upon Bishops making them Princes of the Church

Cardinal

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May include, but are not limited to: cemetery or crematory services, pallbearers, public transportation, clergy honoraria, flowers, musicians or singers, nurses, obituary notices, gratuities, and death certificates

Cash advance

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