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10 things you should know about funerals

Myth or Fact, 10 Things we have all heard about Funerals – See what you know!

“Working in the funeral profession we have recognised that there are common misconceptions. This is normal. People tend to avoid thinking about death or funerals until they really have to. It’s sad. So, we created this quick quiz to see how informed you are about the basics of death. Try it out and see how you do! Answers at the end!

  1. More than one person is cremated at the same time
    • Myth
    • Fact
  2. Choosing Cremation replaces a funeral
    • Myth
    • Fact
  3. The casket you see at a viewing or service is reused
    • Myth
    • Fact
  4. Before a person is buried or cremated their teeth are removed (ie. If they are gold)
    • Myth
    • Fact
  5. If a person elects to be cremated they get placed on a table and slid into the crematorium
    • Myth
    • Fact
  6. A Mortician is different than a Funeral Director/Embalmer
    • Myth
    • Fact
  7. Everyone is entitled to the CPP death benefit of $2500.00
    • Myth
    • Fact
  8. All Funeral Homes/Funeral Service providers are corporately owned
    • Myth
    • Fact
  9. When someone is placed in a casket they are only dressed from the waist up (because that’s all you see)
    • Myth
    • Fact
  10. There is no law stating that you have to call a funeral home when a death has occurred
    • Myth
    • Fact
Answers:

1-a, 2-a, 3-a, 4-a, 5-a, 6-a, 7-a, 8-a, 9-a, 10-b