I recently had the sad opportunity to attend 2 JW funerals. The first was a few months ago and the second today. The first was my grandfather's and the second of an old friend back from my jw days. I attended the first funeral in person, while I watched via zoom the second one; however, I wasn't able to finish watching -I had to sign out.
I'll explain why.
In both cases, I would love to hear some things about these people. Some things about their lives, about their characteristics that made them loved to their loved ones, some anecdotes from their life, some thigs they used to say or to do. I am SO enraged, that I have to say, nothing of the sort was heard. Only a line of introductory plain comments like "His name was , he was born in , he was married to  and had  children, and he was baptized in ". This only takes around 60 seconds. The rest of the whole 45' minute talk is a typical propaganda JW speech talking about ransom, resurrection and, of course, how to join and stay in the Org if you wanna avoid getting fried and see again your deceased loved one. And this is not because of an elder that does the talk. That's a script there for every jw funeral, like a public talk. I've seen this script, the elders are supposed to be VERY brief about the deceased's life, and concentrate on the indoctrination message.
They don't allow a shred of dignity to anyone inside their group, not even at death.
Even at death, one is not allowed to have a talk dedicated to their person. Even at death, one is only a tool to bring in recruits (and even that, doesn't happen; most of the attendees are already in, and the rest are not going to convert because of a funeral talk.) The more I think about it, the more I realize this is one of the worst aspects of that CULT.
This thought has stuck with me since the first funeral, resurfaced today, and is making me sick.
If you are wavering in your doubts about this group, think about that. Let that fact sink in.
I'm dreading the day when my jw parents are going to be gone from this earth, and an elder will use the instance to make a jw talk according to borg guidelines.