A visitation time and service following a death. This enables the family, friends and community to share the sense of loss. The casket is present at the visitation and funeral service, which is held at the funeral home, church or any other facility of the family's choosing. Burial or cremation follows the service. The traditional service usually takes place over one day or two. As with all services a traditional service can be personalized with picture boards, slide shows , flowers , and more.