History of Funeral Service
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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This course is a brief introduction to the modern-day funeral service covering historical developments, contemporary practices, and the values of funeral service. Professional qualifications and ethics and their application to current practices will be discussed. Students will learn about religious rites, ceremonies, and memorial practices of different faiths. These include Protestant, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Jewish, and Buddhist religions, as well as military, veteran, and fraternal organizations. Instruction includes guest speakers. Modern-day funeral service operation, law and regulations will also be discussed.

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Class Sections For History of Funeral Service (OSHER 420)

Spring 2021 Section 1, Starting on: 01/12/2021

Instructor: Shannon Warenski. Class meets on Zoom. A link will be emailed a few days before class begins.

Date(s) Day Time Location
01/12/21 - 02/16/21 T 5:00 pm -6:30 pm TBA
Tuition: $99.00      

Instructor: Staff

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