How Different Cultures Honor Their Deceased Loved Ones

Each culture has its own way of paying tribute to lost loved ones. One tradition in many Spanish-speaking cultures is the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This day gives people a chance to grieve lost loved ones and celebrate the lives they lived.

This video explains the spirit behind Dia de los Muertos and offers a glimpse of a Dia de los Muertos celebration. Traditionally, family members build altars that feature photos, candles, and trinkets that represent the memory of their deceased loved ones.

At Mountain View Funeral Home, Memorial Park, & Crematory, we can incorporate your family’s traditions into the service you are planning. Learn more about the work we do at our Tacoma-area funeral home by calling (253) 584-0252. 

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