Touching Spouse after Death

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by
Q: Can either spouse see, touch or carry the other who has passed away?

A: The wife can do everything. The husband can look but cannot touch skin to skin. The husband can carry the janaazah of his wife. (Ahsanul Fataawa volume 4)

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