END OF LIFE SERVICES
CIVIL CELEBRANT FOR END OF LIFE SERVICES
If you know you are unwell with little time to live then maybe you should consider an end of life service. I will come visit and take all their instructions for their service. Which will include them writing their own eulogy, and making their music choices, deciding on prayers or hymns – and then once they have agreed it, it remains with me in my care until the time comes when they pass away.
The benefit of this is to prevent their family/loved ones having to make tearful decisions and it guarantees the deceased last wishes.
An end of life service is an alternative to a funeral service.
This will probably be a difficult and emotional conversation, but by sharing how you would like your funeral service to be, including music choices and your own words, this will often take away difficult decisions later on. Letting those people know what you want and how also means that options can be explored before that day comes which may save on time and cost.
An alternative is a ‘living funeral’ which is celebrated with the person while they are still alive – like a farewell party – so that they can say goodbye in their own way.