IMPORTANCE OF A FUNERAL
INFORMATION FOR MOURNERS
HOW TO CONSOLE
may bring you relief - but it is inappropriate for the mourners. However,
humorous anecdotes of the deceased spoken respectfully are quite in
- Do not dwell
on your own mourning experiences as it may appear to belittle the grief
of the newly-bereaved.
- Do not offer
gratuitous psychological advice.
- Conclude your
of consolation with hope - that the values of the departed will be incorporated
by his relatives and friends; that the sunlight of health and happiness
will shine once again on the family members; that this tragedy will
turn into an experience of personal growth; and that the behavior of
his survivors will reflect on the worth of the departed.