Coffin vs Casket – What’s the Difference? The key difference between a coffin and a casket is the shape: Coffins are wider at the top around the shoulders and taper down towards the feet Caskets are rectangular in shape, often with a split lid which allows the upper half to be opened at a viewing…

What is a Traditional Funeral? A traditional funeral is probably what first comes to mind you think of a typical funeral, and if you’ve ever attended a funeral there’s a good chance it followed the traditional style. They are often associated with Christian funerals. In Australia, a traditional funeral has the following components: A visitation…

A funeral is a ceremony or service held shortly after a person’s death to pay respect to, celebrate and remember their life. While most funeral services include the person’s burial or cremation, this is not always the case. For example, memorial services (as opposed to burial or cremation services) usually take place after the cremation or burial without…