East Bay Funeral Home Makes Memorial Services Memorable Despite Limit on Public Gatherings

“Since then I haven’t been able to be with my parents and go through the grieving process with them because they’re in a senior living community and they won’t allow visitors so it’s pretty hard,” Wyant said. She says she felt isolated during the grieving process but she has taken extra time to prepare a […]

‘Surreal’: NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge

A family at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn this week leaned over a yellow chain serving as a cordon and tossed roses at the casket of a loved one. Another in Queens offered final goodbyes through the windows of their cars. At one cemetery in the Bronx, where visitors were barred entirely, a funeral director stood […]

Being Buried Alone — Coronavirus’ Cruel Impact On Family Mourning In Our New World Of Isolation

“Since then I haven’t been able to be with my parents and go through the grieving process with them because they’re in a senior living community and they won’t allow visitors so it’s pretty hard,” Wyant said. She says she felt isolated during the grieving process but she has taken extra time to prepare a […]

Beyoncé Posts Touching Tributes During Kim Porter’s Funeral: ‘Heaven Couldn’t Wait For You’

The couple, who began dating in the ’90s, had three children together throughout their on-and-off-again relationship: son Christian, 20, and twin daughters D’Lila Star and Jessie James. Additionally, Combs considers Porter’s eldest child Quincy his son.

Diddy Pays Tribute to Kim Porter Ahead of Her Funeral: ‘Today We Lay to Rest Our ANGEL’

“God broke the mold when he made Kim, there was truly no other woman like her. Although her time here on earth was far too short, she lived a life full of purpose and meaning. She was a loving mother and devoted friend. She was the epitome of kindness and grace. There wasn’t a person […]

Bodies Are Being Left To Rot At Home In This City As The Coronavirus Spreads

By Thursday, Ecuador had 3,163 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 120 deaths, according to the country’s health ministry. The majority of these cases are in Guayas province, where Guayaquil is located. In the coming months, between 2,500 and 3,500 people are expected to die there, according to Jorge Wated, the official in charge of managing […]

Coronavirus Funeral Dilemma: Who Do You Tell They Can’t Attend?

Funerals around the country are a lot different these days. A comforting embrace could be a death sentence. Neighbors still tell a grieving widow what a profound influence her husband had on their lives, but they have to stand 6 feet apart. There are no funeral luncheons of deli meats and salads shared over fond […]

Coronavirus: Family’s warning to those ‘not taking virus seriously’ as mother of twins dies

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15 People Charged with Breaking New Jersey’s Stay-at-Home Order by Gathering for Funeral

“In effort to strengthen the existing social distancing measures in place, the order also prohibits all gatherings of individuals, such as parties, celebrations, or other social events, unless otherwise authorized by the Order,” Murphy’s executive order states. “When in public, individuals must practice social distancing and stay at least six feet apart whenever possible, excluding […]

Fury as dozens of Orthodox Jews break coronavirus social distancing laws to attend rabbi’s funeral in New York

The coronavirus has now infected more than one million people globally and killed at least 54,000 since first breaking out in December.