They are provided with black gloves and crape for the arm, when attending an elderly person, but wear white gloves and white crape for a young person.
These are furnished by the family through the undertaker.
The duty of the pall-bearers is to carry the coffin from the house to the hearse — also from the hearse to the grave.
The carriage in which they ride precedes the hearse.
"FUNERAL PRIVATE": This announcement has caused many to remain away from a funeral, lest they intrude.