Just to keep you updated - we held the funeral for my wonderful husband last Friday. It could not have been a better funeral. As the cars set off we passed the childrens primary school and over 12 members of staff were stood to pay their respects, we travelled past our workplace and onto the crematorium. There were so many people I thought that we had got entangled with another funeral - over 160 attended. The staff had to set up screens in the ante-rooms! How amazing. There were so many people that I couldn't greet them all - in fact it all got a little stressed as the next funeral was about to leave and the line was not decreasing! Colin loved the programme Heartbeat so we went into chapel with the theme tune playing and a smile. Our children were truly amazing - they stood up together and each paid their own personal tribute to Colin (no mean feat at ages 22, 20 and 15). In fact there was a spontaneous round of applause in the chapel. It was a long day and I am very sad today. But so grateful I was able to give him the send off he so deserved. AND I have just had a phone call from the funeral directors - we asked for donations to the BLF and have raised £706 on the day.
Lots of love to you all Tracey xxx