Care of the Body

PREPARING THE BODY FOR A HOME FUNERAL

The two main tasks are, first, to prepare the deceased for the vigil, or to stay at home, and, second, to prepare and care for the room or surrounding space in which the vigil will be held. Please click the link below for specific instructions.  These instructions assume that the body is at home and death was expected.

 Care of the body

Care of the body

Step by Step Instructions on Caring of the Body