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People Reveal The Most Inappropriate Things They’ve Experienced At Funerals

Updated May 12, 2020 26.6k votes 2.6k voters 78.7k views19 items

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At some point in our lives, we've likely all witnessed inappropriate funeral behavior. From toilet talk to singing questionable songs to squabbling over money and possessions, sometimes the worst comes out in people who are in mourning. The following tales of rude funeral experiences will have you laughing and face-palming in equal measure, and may just hit very close to home.

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    They Were Happy He Never Had Children

    From Redditor /u/bigchumchum:

    "Good thing he never reproduced. Those genes have left the pool."

    The widow was in earshot. It was mortifying.

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    A Kid Shouted The Name Of A Body Part

    From Redditor /u/DragonlordSupreme:

    A 12 year-old friend of mine shouted PENIS at our teacher's funeral. Everyone went quiet, and he was escorted from the church by his parents. We stopped being friends that day.

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    Their Aunt Announced The Surprise She Put In Her Sister's Birthday Cake

    From Redditor /u/ooo-ooo-oooyea:

    My Grandma's funeral was a Polish Funeral, so we got wasted during the wake. My two aunts never got along, and my b*tchy aunt who lived with grandma was in one of her special moods that day. After some heavy drinking, and some arguing my aunt yells to the other aunt, "Now that Grandma is dead you can use the [adult toy] I put in your birthday cake."

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    A Man Farted On The Body

    From a former Redditor:

    Last wake I went to, instead of praying a guy aimed a fart at the dead body in the casket. I guess they knew each other well I assume.