Today was the funeral for my husband's grandmother. It was a beautiful service that honored her commitment and love for her family. Her legacy includes many children, grandchildren, and even great grandchildren, plus a lot of friends.
One of the wonderful and very strange aspects of family funerals is the combination of emotions - grief and sadness alongside the laughter and fun of gathering with family.
A particularly funny moment was when my husband remarked on a photo of his grandparents. His grandfather was wearing a powder blue suit and my husband said he wanted one. His uncle said, "That is a leisure suit and they were really comfortable, but they went out with disco."