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Who Pays for Their Own Wake?

I never finished James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. If I had, I might have better understood a sign I recently encountered in what I assume is an Irish neighborhood. The sign reminds people that they are responsible for their own wake.

Funeralocity.com tells us that the dead person’s estate typically pays for the funeral, including the cost of a wake if one is held. Things get complicated when the deceased person’s…

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John Dean

John Dean

Writer, blogger, lover of nature, music, photography, and Goldendoodles. Top writer in Government. Editor of Dean’s List.