On days when the supplicatory prayers (תחנונים) are said, it is customary to make seven circuits around the bier of a man in the mortuary hall. With each circuit one verse is chanted. On all other days, and in the case of women, this is omitted.
Any other mourners or relatives of people buried in the cemetery, join with the new mourners in reciting the regular Mourners’ Kaddish, which concludes the burial service..
Grace After Meals for mourners
On their return home from the cemetery, the mourners are given a meal of bread, a hard-boiled egg and something to drink. If there are three, they begin Grace After Meals with the following special Zimun:
Ps. 119 has a 22 paragraphs, in each of which all the verses begin with a particular letter of the Hebrew alphabet. At this point the paragraphs whose initial letters make up the name of the deceased are customarily read. In the example below, the paragraphs for Yossef (Yod-Vav-Samekh-Peh) are given.
The service concludes with the reading of the tombstone inscription.