Farewell to my father in law

Farewell Dad. We have family and friends attending the funeral for my father in law today, and yesterday my dear husband and I farewelled him privately at the funeral home. My husband and best friend, who is Dad’s eldest son, also has the same name, the 3rdgeneration to have been named Peter Watt, and all…

Eulogies and funerals

Writing the Eulogy and funeral service for someone you love is quite the emotional roller coaster ride. On the weekend we made plans to bury my father in law later this week, and have been given the job of writing the Eulogy and Funeral Service. Not stepping on toes is challenging. Being inclusive of everyone is…

Planning my funeral… what a laugh!

Early in 2010, after being told in 2009 I had between 6 months and 2 years to live, I decided to partially pre-plan my funeral, hoping to remove some of the burden that would come immediately after my death. Not everything, but the basic information, which I have found when planning a loved one’s funeral…