Masonic Funeral Committee
The Masonic Funeral Committee is comprised of 3 men designated by the
Have an up-to-date
directory of all members of his lodge in his possession.
to watch the obituary columns for any member who may have passed on.
in possession of an up-to-date list of possible members who can perform the
Masonic Funeral ritual services.
Important! If your Funeral Committee
is not in possession of an up-to-date list of possible members who can
perform the ritual, they should contact their DDGM (District Deputy Grand
Master) to be apprised of which of the brethren is fully capable of
providing the service.
Aprons and Jewels Location:
Know at all times the exact location of the Masonic funeral
aprons and the lodge’s Masonic jewels.
Aprons and Jewels Condition:
the condition of the funeral aprons and jewels. Should any of them not be
found to be in good condition, dirty, lost, etc., it is the duty of the
Funeral Committee Chairman to advise the brethren of such during the next
lodge business meeting.
At the Passing of a
Upon the death of a member of the lodge, it is the responsibility of the Masonic Funeral Committee to:
Contact the family of the
Ask the family if the
deceased wished to have a Masonic funeral performed by the brethren.
If a Masonic Funeral is to be performed: