How do funeral directors cope, when we loose someone?

photo of a rose lying on a broken tree depicting bereavement or loss

Funeral directors need to be able to distance ourselves from your emotions. If we didn’t, we wouldn’t be able to help and support you while you grieve and make arrangements for your loved ones funeral.    So how do we cope when our loved ones pass away?  We grieve just as you do, our emotions range…

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Female Funeral Directors

A photograph of a female funeral director

So many of you meet us in our work environment, so we thought we would share who we are. All about Paula I am Paula Clinch nee Faulkner, I have been married to Nigel for 21 years. We have a crazy yorkie called Trixie and goldfish Wallace and Grommet. I love doing charity work, socialising…

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To My Grandfather

  A giant pine, magnificent and old Stood staunch against the sky and all around Shed beauty, grace and power. Within its fold birds safely reared their young. The velvet ground beneath was gentle, and the cooling shade gave cheer to passers by. Its towering arms a landmark stood, erect and unafraid, As if to…

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His Journey’s Just Begun

Don’t think of him as gone away his journey’s just begun, life holds so many facets this earth is only one. Just think of him as resting from the sorrows and the tears in a place of warmth and comfort where there are no days and years. Think how he must be wishing that we…

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Weep Not For Me

Weep not for me though I have gone Into that gentle night Grieve if you will, but not for long Upon my soul’s sweet flight I am at peace, my soul’s at rest There is no need for tears For with your love I was so blessed For all those many years There is no…

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A Love Like No Other

From the time I was born I guess you would know Ten perfect fingers Ten little toes When you first put your finger in my tiny hand that’s when I first knew You were my papa no one else would do As I grow older and reach for the sky My Papa is still there…

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Your Spirit

I know that no matter what You will always be with me. When life separates us I’ll know it is only your soul Saying goodbye to your body But your spirit will be with me always. When I see a bird chirping on a nearby branch I will know it is you singing to me.…

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Grampa

We’ll always remember that special smile, that caring heart, that warm embrace, you always gave us. You being there for Grandma and us through good and bad times, no matter what. We’ll always remember you Grampa because there’ll never be another one to replace you in our hearts, and the love we will always have…

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A Poem for Grandpa

Grandpa, you were just a boy, So many years ago. You had your loves and had your dreams, You watched us come and go. You watched us make the same mistakes, That you had made before, But that just made you hold us tight, And love us all the more. We haven’t always thought about…

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We had a Wonderful Grandad

We had a wonderful grandfather, One who never really grew old; His smile was made of sunshine, And his heart was solid gold; His eyes were as bright as shining stars, And in his cheeks fair roses you see. We had a wonderful grandfather, And that’s the way it will always be. But take heed,…

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