Sometimes going to a funeral makes planning a bit more tangible.
Offer meaningful practical and emotional help to the bereaved person before, during, and after the funeral or memorial service. Find out who is coordinating efforts to help, and be in touch with him or her to find out if there are specific ways you can help. [Dig Deeper: Offering Help When Someone Experienced A Loss]
Show support to the family of the person who died by attending events held before the funeral or memorial service. [Dig Deeper: Etiquette at Wakes, Viewings, and Visitations and How You Can Help a Grieving Person Before the Funeral or Memorial Service]