Customs & Traditions
Nakamura Mortuary understands that there are many emotional and financial stresses of planning for the loss of a loved one. That’s why we are honored to provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions. The articles below contain helpful information on religious customs, and dealing with loss.
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Military Funeral Traditions
The final farewell honoring individuals who have served in the Armed Forces is infused with ceremonial traditions that date back centuries. An understanding military burial customs gives greater meaning to the symbolic activities that may take place during the final resting of an active duty or retired member of the Armed Forces.
Protestant Funeral Traditions
The funeral service is usually held in a church or funeral home under the direction of a pastor or minister. This rite centers on the transition to everlasting life and commonly consists of prayers, eulogies and remembrances, the reading of Biblical passages and music selections.