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  MySpace.com - Funeral - NO - Metal / Down-tempo - www.myspace.com/doomfuneral
FUNERAL had recently got back on its feet — emerging from a four-year hiatus after the passing of original bassist, Einar Frederiksen in 2002, and recording a new album, "From These Wounds" with a new lineup, featuring amongst others, MINAS TIRITH's Frode Forsmo on vocals.
Funeral were formed in 1991 out of the ashes of another band by drummer (then guitarist) Anders Eek and guitarist Thomas Angell.
Funeral are proud to be a part of the Tabu roster, having the likes of Enslaved, Lumsk, Susperia, Windir etc on their list.
www.myspace.com /doomfuneral   (1316 words)

  Funeral directors
Funeral directors also prepare obituary notices and have them placed in newspapers, arrange for pallbearers and clergy, schedule the opening and closing of a grave with a representative of the cemetery, decorate and prepare the sites of all services, and provide transportation for the remains, mourners, and flowers between sites.
Funeral directors handle the paperwork involved with the person’s death, such as submitting papers to State authorities so that a formal death certificate may be issued and copies distributed to the heirs.
Employment of funeral directors is projected to increase more slowly than the average for all occupations through the year 2014, reflecting slow growth in the death care services industry, where funeral directors are employed.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos011.htm   (1977 words)

 Online-Funeral.com { Main } Online Funeral is the leader in video solutions for funeral homes
Please enter the family name and password provided by the deceased family member.
Funerals are most meaningful when they involve the full range of people who loved the deceased.
Through the power of the Internet, Online-Funeral allows mourners at a distance to participate in the grieving ceremony, even when they cannot attend in person.
www.online-funeral.com   (109 words)

  BBC NEWS | In Pictures | In pictures: Pinochet funeral
The funeral of Augusto Pinochet has been held in Chile as divisions over the former military ruler's legacy sparked mass mourning and opposition protests.
The Chilean government denied the general a state funeral, so the ceremony was conducted with military honours at the Military Academy in the capital, Santiago.
After the funeral, Gen Pinochet's body was flown to Concon on the coast to be cremated.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/in_pictures/6173733.stm   (210 words)

  Funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Funeral services include prayers; readings from the Bible or other sacred texts; hymns (sung either by the attendees or a hired vocalist); and words of comfort by the clergy.
An old funeral rite from the Scottish Highlands is to bury the deceased with a wooden plate resting on his chest.
Another way of avoiding some of the rituals and costs of a traditional funeral is for the decedent to donate some or all of her or his body to a medical school or similar institution for the purpose of instruction in anatomy, or for similar purposes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Funeral   (5146 words)

 Funeral of Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The funeral was followed by the novemdiales devotional in which the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches observe nine days of mourning.
The Archbishop of Canterbury was present at the papal funeral for the first time since the Church of England broke with the papacy in the 16th century.
It is unknown whether the funeral of the pope was the most watched event in history, if so, it would overtake another funeral to hold that spot, that one being the funeral of Princess Diana.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Funeral_of_Pope_John_Paul_II   (4918 words)

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In the Shanidar cave in Iraq, Neandertal skeletons have been discovered with a characteristic layer of pollen, which suggests that Neandertals buried the dead with gifts of flowers; it has been interpreted as suggesting that Neandertals believed in an afterlife, and in any case were aware of their own mortality and were capable of mourning.
The viewing typically takes place at a funeral home, which is equipped with gathering rooms where the viewing can be conducted.
The law generally holds that the funeral rituals are for the benefit of the survivors, rather than to express the personal whims and tastes of the decedent.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/f/fu/funeral.html   (1857 words)

 Federal Trade Commission
This type of funeral, often referred to by funeral providers as a "traditional" funeral, usually includes a viewing or visitation and formal funeral service, use of a hearse to transport the body to the funeral site and cemetery, and burial, entombment or cremation of the remains.
If the funeral provider doesn't know the cost of the cash advance items at the time, he or she is required to give you a written "good faith estimate." This statement also must disclose any legal, cemetery or crematory requirements that you purchase any specific funeral goods or services.
Funeral Services: Services provided by a funeral director and staff, which may include consulting with the family on funeral planning; transportation, shelter, refrigeration and embalming of remains; preparing and filing notices; obtaining authorizations and permits; and coordinating with the cemetery, crematory or other third parties.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/services/funeral.htm   (5066 words)

 Funeral - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If the burial is on a day other than the funeral, only the descendant's closest relatives and friends attend the burial service (although if the burial service immediately follows the funeral, all attendees of the memorial service are asked to attend).
In ancient Rome, the eldest surviving male of the household, the pater familias, was summoned to the death-bed, where he attempted to catch and inhale the last breath of the descedant.
Hindus bury their dead in the case of young children, and after mass disasters when there is not enough time or cremation fire-fuel available such as after the industrial gas escape disaster at Bhopal and the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster.
www.voyager.in /Funeral   (3790 words)

 Funerals | Church of England
The funeral service of the Church of England can be very short and quiet with only a few members of the family present or an occasion of great solemnity with music, hymns and a packed church.
The funeral service will reflect the personality of the one who has died and the circumstances of their death.
The funeral director plays a very important part in all these arrangementsh and will want to know if the funeral is to be in the parish church or if the vicar is to take the service in the crematorium.
www.cofe.anglican.org /lifeevents/funerals   (1360 words)

 The Arcade Fire: Funeral (2004): Reviews
Funeral is a remarkable record, hard to hear at first, then hard to stop hearing.
Funeral's layering of sound and wide-eyed posing can be overly dense, and though the band utilizes nice melodies and lively arrangements, the nostalgia-steeped-indie-rock-orchestra pool was pretty much drained before The Arcade Fire dove in.
Funeral is a truly eccentric rock record: bizarre at turns and recognizable elsewhere, equally beautiful and harrowing, theatrical and sincere, defying categorization while attempting to create new genres.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/arcadefire/funeral   (871 words)

After the body arrives at the funeral home the family will be asked to make some decisions concerning disposition of the remains, and what services they wish to accompany it.
A funeral service is a special type of memorial service where the body of the deceased is delivered for final disposition during or following the service.
The traditional Jewish funeral service is held at the Kever (grave), a chapel or a synagogue.
familyestate.com /main/funeral.html   (2065 words)

 Funeral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Miller noted that all Iowa funeral homes were alerted last February that the State and FTC would be mounting an "effort to check for compliance with the rule" in Iowa.
Baker said four of the six Iowa funeral homes notified have chosen to participate in the Funeral Rule Offenders Program, and two have not notified the FTC of their decision.
It also requires funeral homes to give consumers itemized lists of the goods and services they have selected, so that they can be sure to pay only for items they've chosen or that state law requires.
www.state.ia.us /government/ag/funeral.htm   (1047 words)

 Zoroastrian funeral ceremonies
Among these, is their custom of the disposal of the dead, which, however peculiar it may appear to the followers of other religions, appears to them to he the most natural and acceptable, supported as it is, even now, by the best scientific test of advanced sanitary science.
The object of this paper is to give a brief description of the funeral ceremonies of the Parsis, a description that may interest not only the ordinary seekers after oriental knowledge, but also the students, who strive to find, for most of the present customs, an origin in the commandments of the original Avesta Scriptures.
Thus at the bottom of all religious injunctions and restrictions in connection with the funeral ceremonies and the disposal of the dead body, lies the sanitary principle of segregation, prevention of contamination and infection, sad the idea of observing simplicity and equality.
www.avesta.org /ritual/funeral.htm   (10104 words)

 Funeral Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Funeral insurance is not a pleasant topic but is one some people may want to consider as they get older.
One may begin to consider funeral expenses at age 65 or 75—depending upon his health.
A local funeral home and cemetery may offer a package that is cheaper than the insurance company's plan—the one an agent is trying to sell you.
powerinvestor.com /Primer/Insurance-and-Annuities/Funeral-Insurance.htm   (161 words)

 Funeral Insurance
Thinking about funeral insurance is probably even less fun than thinking about your own funeral, but trust us: you’ll feel much better with this important coverage in place.
The difficulty often arises when people don’t understand the ins and outs of funerals and the levels of coverage that are reasonable for different people.
Funeral costs are rising nationwide (several thousand dollars may not be enough for a funeral anymore), so it’s predictable that in today’s world, there would be unscrupulous scam artists seeking to prey on unsuspecting customers.
www.insurance-galaxy.com /funeral-insurance.html   (304 words)

 History Of Funeral Customs
The wife of the deceased was expected to dress herself in her finest clothing and lie down by the side of her deceased husband on the funeral pyre to be cremated alive.
Feasting and gatherings associated with the funeral began as an essential part of the primitive funeral where food offerings were made.
Funeral music had its origins in the ancient chants designed to placate the spirits.
www.wyfda.org /basics_2.html   (1193 words)

 Lt. gov. crashed Marine's funeral, kin say   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Catherine Baker Knoll for showing up uninvited at his funeral this week, handing out her business card and then saying "our government" is against the war.
Rhonda Goodrich of Indiana, Pa., said yesterday that a funeral was held Tuesday at a church in Carnegie for her brother-in-law, Staff Sgt. Joseph Goodrich, 32.
Goodrich said she is positive that Knoll was not invited to the funeral, which was jammed with Marines in dress uniform and police officers, because the fallen Marine had been a policeman in McKeesport and Indiana County.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05204/542520.stm   (416 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Funeral: Music: Arcade Fire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Throughout Funeral, the band augments its five-piece line-up with string sections, weaving a near-cinematic, folk-influenced chamber pop that slots in somewhere between Belle and Sebastian's delicacy and the robust classicism of '80s New Zealand bands such as the Chills and the Verlaines.
'Funeral' is the debut album from Canadian five piece The Arcade Fire.
When Uncut voted Arcade Fire's Funeral and Sufjan Stevens' Illinois as albums of the year 2005, I decided it would be worth a try checking out these artists, especially since the magazine's year end CD contained what seemed to be interesting songs by each group.
www.amazon.co.uk /Funeral-Arcade-Fire/dp/B0006ZRX86   (1566 words)

 Pokop Funeral Agency
The city, which is, due to its geographical position, the biggest trading center in this part of Europe.
This city of central European tradition is where the "Pokop" Funeral Agency provides its services.
It's offices, conveniently situated in eastern and western areas of the city are ready for immediate service to our citizens, organizing everything needed for the funeral without unwanted delays.
www.pokop.hr /en-dobro.html   (206 words)

 definition of funeral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A funeral sermon; -- usually in the plural.
taining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies.
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www.brainydictionary.com /words/fu/funeral167559.html   (218 words)

 Amazon.com: Funeral: Music: Arcade Fire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Throughout Funeral, the band augments its five-piece lineup with string sections, weaving near-cinematic, folk-influenced chamber pop that slots in somewhere between Belle and Sebastian's delicacy and the robust classicism of ’80s New Zealand bands such as the Chills and the Verlaines.
The Arcade Fire's "Funeral" is certainly a contender for "Best of 2004." At the very least, it's a polished and wrenching debut, and likely to get you off your butt and out living life.
Many of the songs on 'Funeral' have an elegant, almost archaic feel that's truly beatiful to absorb.
www.amazon.com /Funeral-Arcade-Fire/dp/B0002IVN9W   (2445 words)

 Funeral Homes
Funeral home, funeral director, cemetery, and cremation services by city and state.
Select a state to view the locations, addresses, phone numbers and services provided for each location
Visit Funeral Home's Guide's trusted partner Just Flowers for same day delivery of funeral flower arrangements.
www.funeralhomesguide.com   (44 words)

 Cyndi's List - Cemeteries & Funeral Homes
Hundreds of pages of information and links to Jewish and other resources on death, funeral practice, tahara, burial, cemeteries, mourning and healing, suicide, organ donation, consumer rights and the death care industry.
Thanatology and taphophile issues, cemetery, funeral industry and death related news.
Preserves historical funeral artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries, and encourages public education about the proud heritage of funeral service.
www.cyndislist.com /cemetery.htm   (4047 words)

 Arcade Fire Funeral CD
In 2004, this made many critics' year-end lists, and it's no wonder--the songs on FUNERAL are so packed with unique instrumentation, mesmerizing build-ups, and galvanizing tempo changes that they seem culled from some enigmatic, decade-spanning rock anthology.
I haven't even listened to "Funeral", and by all reports it's better!
This disc rocks, however it may be over some peoples heads and for those people they should continue listening to the radio and Nickelback.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/6770309/a/Funeral.htm   (508 words)

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