A funeral is taking place for a close friend or relative. Their pasing was unexpected. It’s understandable that you want to be there for their family. However, among these good intentions, it is important to be aware that your grief and theirs will be quite different from the times you’ve lamented over someone with a long-term illness or loved one who died of old age.
Before the funeral, this would be the best way to treat grieving survivors:
Throughout the funeral ceremony you may notice that feelings are more tense and intense. This is naturally so because no one had time to mentally prepare. In the previously mentioned cases (old age, ongoing disease or illness), people had time mentally and emotionally to brace themselves. A few things that may help during the funeral services are:
Our caring staff at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery knows how difficult this type of death can be for loved ones. We are here to help you with any details during this overwhelming time and relieve you of as much stress as possible.
Should you have any questions about our services or facilities, do not hesitate to contact us at our 24-hour answering service – 480-832-2850.