Can you ban family from a funeral?
Funeral are typically considered to be public events, so you must make it a private service if you plan to ban someone from attending.
That means informing the funeral director before the service, when you make arrangements so they can make arrangements to have a police officer available if necessary..
Should an ex wife go to a funeral?
In general, if you’re on good terms with your ex-spouse and ex-family, you should attend the funeral. You were a big part of your spouse’s life at one time. Even if you’ve gone separate ways, those memories and feelings are still very real. If you were on good terms, you’ll likely be welcome to any funeral events.
When should you not attend a funeral?
5 reasons not to go to the funeral: The services are private and not open to the public. The services are out of town and you cannot get there, or you cannot arrange for the time off work. You are ill or physically incapable of travel.
Should you attend your ex’s parents funeral?
If you have to ask, and you are feeling the nudge to go, you should probably attend as long as it doesn’t compound the grief of immediate family members. Most people attend a funeral out of respect and honor for the deceased, but you don’t want to cause anguish among those in mourning.