Covid 19: Virtual services for absent mourners

Celebrants Sam Edmundson, Paul Standbrook and Lara Norris

Three English-speaking celebrants based in France and the UK have launched a virtual funeral service for people who cannot get to the send-offs of loved ones during the Covid-19 confinement.

Numbers at funerals are restricted and travel is difficult, so the idea is to provide a ceremony in which anyone with a computer with a webcam can participate. It is independent of the actual funeral.

The celebrants write and create a ...

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