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Old 25.10.2020, 20:16
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Re: Death in my friends family - do europeans send flowers or???

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Expected, no, a fact of life, yes.

When my wife passed in 2003, I got a card with several hundred CHF from a group of locals, for example, though I didn't need it (my employer gave me one with 10k in it ).

Tom
I'm sure it happens Tom, it was the claim that giving cash was a common occurance in Switzerland I was questioning.

More likely a regional custom that a country-wide one and perhaps one that dates to a period when finding the cost of a funeral as well as the possible lose of a wage earner was overwhelming.
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