In this section Allan Drew Funerals has shared some information around preparing the deceased for the funeral service.
Embalming is a chemical treatment of a body for disinfection and preservation.
It may be needed when:
No, a common misconception exists that embalming is required by law.
Embalming is not required by law unless:
Embalming can be beneficial if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a viewing.
It usually takes between 4-5 hours but there are many factors which can increase the time needed including the manner of death.