Ways To Celebrate The Birthday Of A Loved One Who Has Passed

By: David Tindall
Friday, February 28, 2020

If a family member has passed away, dealing with grief isn’t easy. Many people find that they are unable to come to terms with their loss for a very long time. This sorrow becomes all the more challenging when a special occasion like that person’s birthday comes around.

At that time, the sadness can become overwhelming and you may find it very difficult to deal with the emotions you are feeling at that point. But you can still do something special on your loved one’s birthday to keep their memory alive and dissipate the sorrow you are feeling.

Things You Can Do

There are certain ways in which you can turn a loved deceased family member’s birthday something special:

  • Spend time with your family and reminisce about the person that has passed away. You can think about the good times and the happy moments that you’ll spend together.
     
  • It’s essential to understand that there are no set rules when it comes to celebrating the person’s birthday. If you feel like cooking a special dish they liked or baking a cake that’s what you should do.
     
  • Some people like solitude and if you want to spend the day in a quiet place, away from everyone, take some time out and do that. You can go to any outdoor location like a garden or any other place that your loved one liked to visit and spend quiet moments there.

Instead of being sad, focus on all the good times you spent together and be happy that you were lucky enough to have that person in your life. That’s a good way to keep your loved one’s memory alive and honor them on their birthday. Contact us at Tindall Funeral Home through our online form or call (315) 468-5521 if you want to know about our pre-planning and need advice on different services.

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