There are religious funerals and there are nonreligious funerals. There are various kinds of religious funerals, most of which is determined by religious statutes and the rest by personal choices or preferences of the family of the deceased.
Buddhist funerals are markedly different from Christian funerals. There is more than a subtle difference between a catholic funeral and protestant funeral. Muslim funerals are completely different from Sikh funerals. Hindu funerals have their own requisites. Depending on the religion of the deceased, the departed may be rest to peace in a cemetery or a graveyard, the mortal remains may be cremated and the ashes may be scattered or immersed, there could be a complete ritual involving a priest or it could be just a nonreligious burial. The exact needs of a funeral will determine the nature of funeral services in Malaysia you need to consider. Not every funeral home or organizer will have specializations in all kinds of funeral services in Malaysia. You need to factor in if your needs can be met by the specific funeral services you are considering.
The burial or cremation and the subsequent rituals are the eventual custom. Depending on the religion and how a family wishes to plan the funeral, there can be various pre-funeral phases. In some cases, the mortal remains of the deceased may have to be preserved for a few days and weeks in rare scenarios. The body may have to be embalmed. A family may want to host a wake and that has its own requirements. Subject to preference, a funeral could be a very private affair with just a small ceremony or it could be an elaborate funeral with reception while hosting every near and dear one, friends, neighbors and others who would want to pay their last respect to the departed.
Funeral services in Malaysia can be strictly religious but the scope of the services will involve legal and civic processes. Obtaining death certificates, securing a space in the burial ground or scheduling the cremation, coordinating with memorial parks or funeral homes, writing obituaries or planning a special service that a family may ask for, there are many elements of a funeral that cannot be considered generic or standard.
You must consider funeral services in Malaysia that can meet your requirements and preferences. Also, your preferences must be satiated while adhering to a budget that you can comfortably afford.