An establishment, usually commercial, where the bodies of dead persons are prepared for viewing before burial or cremation; called also funeral parlor, mortuary, funeral chapel and informally, undertaker's. The body may or may not be preserved by embalming before viewing or burial, and in some cases the body is not exposed for viewing, though present in a casket. Often, some form of memorial service is held for the deceased at the funeral home, where friends and relatives may come to pay their respects to the dead, and express condolence to the family. The work of preparation of the body and many other arrangements related to the funeral and burial are carried out by an undertaker or mortician who manages the funeral home.
a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
a facility that provides a number of functions dealing with the deceased person and their families
a place where a (A ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated) funeral is arranged
a place where people who are deceased are prepared for wakes, burial, or cremation
A building used for embalming or otherwise preparing human remains for final disposition and for arranging and conducting funeral services.
A building used for the purpose of embalming, arranging and conducting funerals.
A funeral home, or mortuary, is a facility that provides burial and funeral services for the deceased and their families. These services may include a wake and funeral prepared by the home, and provision of a chapel for the funeral.