Image above: Woodland, South Devon
All I wanted was for D's sons to feel they had made arrangements for D that fitted his wishes and reflected and honoured his life, and their love for him. Your care and expertise made this possible. Thank you."
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You may wish to spend some time with the person who has died to say your last goodbyes. This often takes place at our 'chapel of rest', but may be before the funeral at your home, or in church or where the funeral is to be held.
Research has shown that people rarely regret seeing the body of the person who has died, even in challenging circumstances, if they can talk through what they are going to see. We would explain to you exactly what to expect and set up the room to make this as easy an experience as possible for you.
Keeping a vigil the night before the funeral is an ancient ritual and a powerful experience. We could bring the person home for this. It gives a chance to say goodbye, reminisce, laugh and cry, and often enables mourners to be more present on the day of the funeral. The coffin can be open or closed.
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