What to do when someone dies

Information, advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies in Essex

Remembering a loved one

You can remember somebody who has died in Essex as a result of the coronavirus pandemic at www.rememberme2020.uk. This national book of remembrance is open to people of any religious faith or none. It is a space to remember anybody who has died in the UK as a result of the pandemic, whether they had COVID-19 or not.

You can post tributes online to remember individuals and share in collective grief.

You may wish to post a photo and personalised online dedication on the Cruse website.

Other ways to remember somebody include:

  • creating a special spot in your home or garden
  • creating and sharing a playlist of their favourite music
  • posting a tribute in a local newspaper or
  • sharing memories in a social media group

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