There’s more to it than what you wear. Certainly the accepted customs of dress and behavior in a funeral have changed over time, but courtesy never goes out of style.
Compassionate attention to detail involves knowing what religious, ethnic or personal considerations you need to take into account. Also, being respectful of the emotions of close family members.
Here are a few things expected of you:
When it’s all over, always remember to continue to offer support and love to the bereaved. The next few months are a time when grieving friends and relatives could need you most. Let them know that your support did not end with the funeral.