Japanese firm to offer 'drive-thru' funeral service

A Japanese funeral parlour is set to offer relatives the chance to pay their final respects to deceased loved ones without leaving the comfort of their cars.

A Japanese funeral parlour is set to offer relatives the chance to pay their final respects to deceased loved ones without leaving the comfort of their cars.The firm claims that the 'drive-thru' service is a first in Japan, where a rapidly ageing population means funerals are anything but a dying trade.Elderly mourners can register their names on a touchscreen tablet device and make a traditional offering of incense just by rolling down a car window - a process relayed to screens inside the v...