How Do You Say Good-Bye?

By: Tom Gallagher
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

When someone close to you passes away, it can leave you deep in grief. Sometimes, even when you know that the person is suffering from a terminal illness or is old and will not survive, dealing with their death isn’t easy. Every person is different, meaning the way they deal with things also differs. If you have to say goodbye, you might not always be sure how to do it.

Ways To Say Goodbye

At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we understand that you would want to do something meaningful at that time. Here are some pointers:

  • Writing a farewell letter is one of the simplest things to do. When people feel a deep need to express their feelings and the memorial service or funeral service is the time to do this. When you lose someone who meant a lot to you, dealing with the grief can become almost impossible. However, it might help you cope with the loss in a better way if you express yourself somehow.
     
  • Create a scrapbook/album with stories, notes, pictures, or other meaningful content and writing. This book becomes a beautiful memento of the moments you spent with your loved one.
     
  • The other options are to pay tribute through music and song.
     
  • Plant a tree in the person’s memory. The foliage and freshness it lends to the surroundings can help you move out of the grief you are feeling at that point. Gardening can be incredibly soothing, and if your loved one had a green thumb, it’s a great way to honor their memory.
     
  • You can also do some volunteering or donate to their favorite charity.

As you can see, there are many different ways to say goodbye. At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we provide comprehensive funeral services and can help you with all aspects of the process.

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