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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Are you looking for some cool funeral ideas that will turn the funeral you are planning into a memorable celebration of life?
1. Use Memory Stones to Create a Special Tribute
Cool Funeral idea, have guests write a tribute on memory stones
Use memory stones as a guest book. At the memorial service friends and family are invited to write on the memory stones. You can then keep the stones and remember the tributes people made to your loved one. The memory stones would be nice to add to the base of a plant in your home or garden. It’s a beautiful way to keep the memory of the departed alive. You can find memorial memory stones here. Continue reading
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We lost Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher the wonderful mother and daughter Hollywood duo within a day of each other. Their private and public funeral services contained some creative life celebration ideas to commemorate their remarkable lives that might inspire you.
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, what a mother-daughter force!
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Read below for the top ten funeral country songs, complete with our favorite lyrics and suggestions for songs that might be appropriate for a funeral for a mother, a sister, a young person, a grandparent, or a dad.
1) Holly Dunn – Daddy’s Hands
Daddy’s Hands is a wonderful country song for a daughter that is planning a memorial service for her father. Lyrics from Holly Dunn’s popular country funeral song are featured above.
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Last year, we told you about the top 10 funeral songs according to the visitors to our website. Now we want to share with you the Top Ten Country Funeral Songs that people have downloaded from our interactive page at Country Funeral Songs. Visit our page to hear a large selection of funeral country songs and read the lyrics. Continue reading