What to Say to the Bereaved Family When Attending a Burial


Posted January 29, 2021 by amherstcremationbc

It’s hard to find words to describe the loss that one will feel after the death of a loved one. If you are a close friend or a relative of the immediate surviving family members.

 
It’s hard to find words to describe the loss that one will feel after the death of a loved one. If you are a close friend or a relative of the immediate surviving family members, you might be at a loss for words as to what to say to them.

When attending the burial in Vancouver, make sure you say comforting words to the surviving family members but also be mindful of how your words will impact them. If you need help, you might want to check out these tips:

1. Start with a message of condolences

You can say that you are deeply sorry for their loss and that you are saddened that such a good person is no longer in this realm. You can also say that the deceased will be greatly missed by everyone and that he or she has made such a big impact in your life.

2. Bring a photo

To break the ice and strike a deeper conversation with the bereaved family, you can try bringing a photo that you have of or with the deceased. That can be a good conversation-starter and the surviving family members will also appreciate the gesture. It means that you went through the effort of finding that photo. You can also give that to them to collect.

3. Less is more

Don’t try to be overly dramatic and talk about so many things at the burial in Vancouver. Remember that the bereaved family is busy during this time with their grief and dealing with many people, so they are probably tired. Keep your message short but sincere. You can end your conversation with them by saying you don’t want to keep them from the things they need to do and that if they need help with anything, you are there to give it.

4. Avoid saying that the deceased is now in a much better place

Believe it or not, it doesn’t offer much of a consolation to the surviving family members. It just makes them think of their loss more.

Losing a loved one is hard. If you just recently lost a loved one, make sure you get all the support you need. Find a good funeral home like Amherst to provide you with the best funeral arrangement service and burial in Vancouver. Your deceased loved one deserves no less than a memorable funeral service and a peaceful burial in Vancouver.

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Last Updated January 29, 2021