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.

Leave a comment
Name*:
Email:
Comment*:
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.

Comments

Please wait

Previous Posts

What Is The Philosophy Of Hospice Care?

Sometimes death is slow, unavoidable, and emotionally exhausting. It takes a toll on both the patient and their family members, making it the most difficult journey for those involved. The way we c...

Celebrant Or Clergy Member, Which Should I Choose, And Why?

Funerals are planned events arranged to help people say goodbye to loved ones who have died. A celebrant or clergy member is an integral part of this event because they provide support and war...

Understanding Funeral Pricing

Planning and organizing a funeral is an intimidating prospect, especially if you have never done it before. Most family members are worried about the costs involved and don’t understand funeral pri...

4 Unique Funeral and Burial Customs around the World

When it comes to burial customs, every culture is unique. Many of these customs are ancient and people of that region have been practicing for hundreds and thousands of years. We at Tindall Funeral...

Building The Perfect Video Memorial For Your Loved One

If you want to create a personalized memorial service, it’s a good idea to create a video for the event. It can be a touching tribute to your loved one and is a good way to help people have happy m...

Should Your Child Attend The Funeral?

No parent likes the idea of their child becoming aware of death at a young age. They want to shelter their kids and protect them from grief for as long as possible. However, sometimes it is necessa...

How To Write A Condolence Letter To A Friend?

The loss of a close friend or family member can be devastating. People need as much support as they can get during this trying time, especially from their trusted friends. Unfortunately, sometimes ...

Coping With Grief Over The Holidays

Most people aren't in the mood to celebrate holidays when they are grieving. Interactions with friends or family, the holiday cheer, and lively parties can easily cause more pain. At Tindall Funera...

Helping Children Understand Loss

Everyone deals with the loss of a loved one in different ways. Adults struggle to adjust to the new reality and take time to recover from the loss. However, change can be especially difficult for c...

How To Help Someone Who Has Lost Their Pet

Those who have pets love them like their own children and its loss can be very tough to deal with. Pets become an inseparable part of our lives and offer unconditional love. We at Tindall Funeral H...