Closure is about accepting the sad reality of what has happened and beginning to prepare ourselves to live in this new phase of life without the physical presence of the person who has, until now, always been there. The creating of new memories as mentioned above is an important part of closure. Another important part of closure is being able to say with assurance and conviction, “This really happened”. Experiencing the funeral ceremony will underline that reality. The funeral, with its music, memories, symbolism and expression of faith or hope, can often set those memories in the context of a good life well lived and help us reach the starting point of resolving our grief.

Integrity Funerals can create a lovely pictorial presentation of your departed’s life from supplied photos or video. Please consult with us about compiling your departed’s story.

Here is an example…