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If a more distant family member passes, and none of the mourners (spouse, parents, siblings, children) regularly attend prayer services (minyan) - should another unrelated person say kaddish for the deceased?
What benefit (if any) does this give to deceased?
What benefit (if any) does this give to the mourners?
If the deceased has children, should the proxy recite kaddish for 11 months (as a child does for a parent), or only 30 days (as all other mourners do)?