Home Funeral – Upworthy shares our story

I was interviewed for a story on home funerals in Upworthy by Evan Porter, and he wrote a beautiful piece. Very grateful to be sharing it here:

https://www.upworthy.com/how-a-nontraditional-funeral-helped-this-mom-process-her-daughters-tragic-death?c=hpstream

Elizabeth Blue, home funeral

Making offerings…9/23/12

Elizabeth Blue, home funeral

Elizabeth Blue’s body at home, 9/23/12

Elizabeth Blue, home funeral,

Her toes…

13 thoughts on “Home Funeral – Upworthy shares our story

  1. This is such a loving, compassionate, personal and gentle way to say “good-bye.” It’s the ultimate act of caring for a loved one.

  2. I just read your story on Upworthy, and I plan to read your blog from the beginning….what a beautiful tribute to Elizabeth and her life…I have never heard of a home funeral these days, comforting to know that this can be done…God bless you, Lucia, and may your beautiful daughter Elizabeth, rest in peace…namaste….

  3. Wow. Beautiful gesture from you. Is the first time I heard about this. You are a brave women.
    Hi, from Luquillo, Puerto RIco.

  4. I was brought here like many by the Upworthy article. I read for hours, and its left me speechless.I’m not sure I even know what to feel after reading all of that except gratitude. You, Elizabeth, and your entire circle are beautiful souls. Thank you for sharing your experience, and Elizabeth with all of us.

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