Funeral Etiquette and Ceremonies


[Clark-Leatherdale Co. Ltd., Funeral Home]

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[Clark-Leatherdale Co. Ltd., Funeral Home]. Funeral Etiquette and Ceremonies. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Clark-Leatherdale Co. Ltd., Funeral Home, 1950. First printing. pp. 20. Small 16mo., measuring 6.25″ x 4″. Cream stapled card covers with the crest of the Clark-Leatherdale Co. embossed in raised gilt to the front cover. A handy booklet issued to those attending funerals with the stated aim of imparting a code of conduct by which mourners should abide by. Contents include: “Suggestions Concerning Dress”, “Offerings to Help”, “Greeting the Family”, “When to Visit” etc. Section II provides information relevant to those of the Catholic, Protestant or Jewish faiths with an overview of the manner of services offered as well expected conduct. Section III offers a variety of services by the named firm to those in need of funeral arrangements including: “What to do in case of a death in the immediate family”, “Appointments for Consultation”, “Classified and Obituary Notices”, “Hours of Services”, “Clothing and Merchandise”, “Services”, “Cemetery”, “Clergy” et al. The rear section provides a “Code of Ethics” by which the funeral home abides by and the names of the relevant governing trade bodies to which they belong to. A fascinating piece of historical ephemera. No detectable flaws; near fine. At time of cataloguing not in BAC/LAC. Stapled Wraps. (#1126) $135.00