I buried both of my parents during the COVID pandemic. My father passed away after a long battle with lung cancer in early July.
Then my mother suddenly died from cardiac issues less than four months later. Though neither had ever been diagnosed with COVID, the disease affected their passing and the aftermath in ways no one could have foreseen.
The funerals took place so close together and looked so much alike, they almost seem like one event. My parents had lived and worked and served in their small community for over four decades, but the risk from the pandemic forced us to choose family-only funerals and burials for both my mother and my father.Read more on themighty.com