Updated Mourning Customs

Submitted by ub on Sat, 02/18/2012 - 22:07

Since today's funeral of Whitney Houston was streamed over the internet, City Island Images has decided to visit digital mourning on the Internet.

If you find yourself with a feeling of loss today because the death of a favorite person and have no idea how to respond. Consider the following: Catholics have long wakes, Buddhists 49 days of mourning, the Protestants wear black or white, and the Jews a week long condolence called Shiva.

In case you are not in the geographic area, the most effective way to show your respect is to pick up the phone, to send a card, or to send out an e-mail, but make sure the tone is respectful.