The safe way to attend a funeral, online.
Like most of you, I’ve never been advised to “shelter in place” and the term “social distancing” was not a part of my vernacular. But the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed all that, and many of our loved ones, especially our elders or those with compromised immune systems, are in danger.
How are we going to celebrate their lives should they succumb to the virus in the coming days, weeks and months? How are we going to honor those who will pass away by natural causes, or sadly, by tragedy during these times when gathering together is not possible? The populations who will most likely die in the largest proportion are going to be the elderly. Therefore the people who would have been attending the funeral or life celebration are also going to be 60 years or older. The elderly population with underlying health issues is most susceptible to this virus. Clearly the last thing we need is coming together and putting people at risk. At the same time, surrounding one another is exactly what we need in times of sorrow.
It’s crucial to give ourselves, as well as the family and friends of the departed, a time and place to grieve. Experts are saying this virus may be around for months. Where is the best place to do this to insure the safety of all? The answer is virtually on your phone, tablet or computer. Continue reading
April 1, 2020 in Virtual Online Funeral
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Great idea for a funeral or celebration of life print a couple recipes of dishes your loved one was known for and share them with guests.
In speaking with a customer today, she asked if I had any ideas of what she could do to personalize a celebration of life that she was holding for her sister. In our discussion she ended up giving me a great idea that I thought I’d share with you. Continue reading
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Last week, I attended the memorial service of a husband of one of my good friends. While I often help provide customers with ideas to celebrate the life of loved one, it’s rare that I’m called upon to help a friend with ideas to personalize a memorial service.
My Special Memory of You cards where friends and family share their memories of your loved on. These cards can be handed down to generations to come.
I felt fortunate that it’s a subject that I happen to know a bit about and my friend Sally really appreciated it. Continue reading
Posted in Funeral Gifts, Ideas for creating a memorial, Life Celebration Ideas
Tagged celebration of life, funeral cards, funeral favor, funeral gift, funeral gifts, funeral help, funeral ideas, funeral planning, instead of flowers, life celebration ideas, memorial cards, memorial gifts, memorial service ideas