Attend a funeral FAQs
I know when the service starts but when should I arrive?
Mourners usually start arriving for a funeral service approximately 20 or 30 minutes prior to the start of the service.
How long will the funeral service last?
Every funeral is different but the length of the service very much depends on the type of funeral service.
Is the funeral tea only for the family?
Mourners are often invited to join the family after a funeral. This is usually in a social environment where people can reflect and remember the deceased with fondness.