Funeral Farewell

The Spanish flu killed so many, not only did they run out of coffins, they ran out of wood for the coffins. The Spanish Flu took millions of lives and with it many of the traditions of the well established Victorian Funeral rituals, such as funeral processions. And so too, it seems, the Covid-19 pandemic is having a similar impact on funerals in the 21st Century. The virtual funeral being single biggest change. It’s is a strange, almost voyeuristic experience attending a virtual funeral, surreal to say the least. This article discusses how Covid-19 has forever changed bereavement.