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Making Final Arrangements for a Terminally-Ill Loved One

Marie Marley | Posted 01.29.2017 | Fifty
Marie Marley

No one wants to make arrangements for the death of a terminally-ill friend or family member. It's painful to think about any loved one's eventual pass...

Thousands Gather In Israel To Honor Former President Peres

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home

JERUSALEM, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis filed past the flag-draped coffin of Shimon Peres outside parliament on Thursday, honoring the fo...

A Facetime Eulogy

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sister Jenna

Today, I found myself in a most unusual position of giving the eulogy at my father's funeral through FaceTime while riding a train to New York City.

Preparing for Death Becomes More Common in Aging Japan

AsiaToday | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home

[An official performs his skills in encoffinment at the annual "Shukatsu Festa 2016" funeral business fair in Tokyo on September 11./ Photographed by ...

33 Photos From Juan Gabriel's Farewell Show How Much Fans Loved Him

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.06.2016 | Latino Voices

Thousands gathered outside the Palacio de Bellas Artes on Monday to pay their final respects to singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel in Mexico City, Mexico....

Strangers Volunteer To Attend Funeral For Woman Who Died Without Family

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.25.2016 | Good News

Strangers made sure one woman who died got the farewell she deserved. High school teacher Ora Weinbach recently heard that nobody was planning to att...

Hundreds Attend Christian Funeral Of Slain Arab-American Man

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.19.2016 | Religion

Hundreds of mourners gathered at a church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Thursday to memorialize Khalid Jabara, a 37-year-old who was shot and killed on Aug. ...

Huge Crowds Attend Funeral Of Slain French Priest

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 08.02.2016 | Home

ROUEN, France (Reuters) - Mourners crammed into Rouen Cathedral on Tuesday for the funeral of the Roman Catholic priest knifed to death at his church ...

Art Installation: Word Graveyard

Christine Stoddard | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

Christine Stoddard's installation, "Word Graveyard," premiered at The New York City Poetry Festival in July 2015. Guests were asked to write their epitaphs on index cards and put them on the ground to form a miniature graveyard.

To The Person 'Inconvenienced' By Our Funeral Procession

Rev. Cindy Maddox | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Rev. Cindy Maddox

For those of you who were so angry that a funeral procession made you a few minutes late, I have a few suggestions. The next time this happens, try not to think of the fact that you missed one rotation of the lights; think instead about what the people in those cars will miss.

Bill Cunningham My Mother & Me

Alice Carey | Posted 07.05.2016 | Style
Alice Carey

That Bill Cunningham's funeral service was held at St. Thomas More's Church put a wistful smile on my face. For to my late mother at least, of the several classy East side Roman Catholic churches in New York City, Thomas More was the classiest.

Bring Transparency to the Purchase We All Have to Make

David Balto | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
David Balto

The way the free market system works is simple. Give consumers choice and transparency and competition for consumer loyalty will follow. Prices fall...

Muslim Funeral For Muhammad Ali Draws Thousands

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion

A Muslim funeral for Muhammad Ali on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer's hometown, where mourners prayed over the body of a man who bat...

People Are Trying To Sell Tickets To Muhammad Ali's Funeral For $100

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports

Because the world is a predictably horrible place, some people are attempting to profit from the funeral service of "The Greatest." On Tuesday, the fa...

At The Crossroads: A State Funeral For Muhammad Ali

Eugene Jarecki | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics
Eugene Jarecki

It would be hard to imagine a life more majestic, fulfilled, and life-affirming than his. May Muhammad Ali rest in the very peace he sought to increase. If ever there were a time for a state funeral, it's now.

Undertakers Deadly Serious About Gravedigging Championship

Reuters | David Moye | Posted 06.03.2016 | Weird News

In a graveyard in Hungary, solemn contemplation gave way to frantic sportsmanship on Friday as dozens of grave diggers battled to prove they were the ...

Why I Shared My Grandma's Death With Hollywood Producer Jerry Bruckheimer

Sarah Zapp | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Zapp

I'm in the middle of a meeting with Chunky at Soho House in West Hollywood, when my phone rings. It's my dad. I answer it at the table. (You're not s...

Man Hangs On To Helicopter Carrying Dead Man To Funeral

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.17.2016 | Weird News

This was no Hollywood stunt. A man grabbed the landing skid of a helicopter at a public mourning ceremony in Bungoma, Kenya, Friday and hung on for de...

Rob Ford - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

In the wake of Rob Ford's death on March 22nd, 2016 many are looking back on his life. Along with his troubled and eccentric moments, he was a man of the community and his legacy, in whichever light you see it, will be remembered for years to come.

Watch An Entire Irish Pub Sing 'Mr. Brightside' In Moving Send-Off For Dead Friend

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.29.2016 | Weird News

Mourners in Ireland celebrated the life of a local farmer by seriously rocking out to "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers. A video uploaded on Friday sho...

It Made Me Feel Loved

Heidi Allen | Posted 03.08.2017 | Good News
Heidi Allen

Recently I attended a funeral for a friend. He was 49. So young. But eleven short months after being diagnosed, he was gone. Nothing felt quite rea...

Planning My Funeral

Lori Duff | Posted 03.05.2017 | Fifty
Lori Duff

Right about the time I graduated from college, my friends started getting engaged. It got to the point where every week there was either an engagemen...

Why I'm Glad Someone Took Photos At My Father's Funeral

Katische Haberfield | Posted 03.04.2017 | Healthy Living
Katische Haberfield

A couple of years ago I took the opportunity of photographing my Opa's funeral and the wake afterwards and would like to share with you some of the photographs I took, to show you why photography can be a healer.

Home Funerals, Rent-Seeking, and Religious Liberty

Tanya D. Marsh | Posted 02.21.2017 | Religion
Tanya D. Marsh

The death of a family member triggers a flurry of decisions, all of which must be made in a time of great emotional stress. At the center of the deci...

Coffee Tycoon's Ashes Interred In The Iconic Pot He Made Famous

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Weird News

In life as in death, it was all about the coffee for Renato Bialetti. When the 93-year-old Italian entrepreneur who brought the stove-top Moka coffee ...