J Edward & Son bless their tree at Christmas

J Edwards & Son Funeral Directors in Waterlooville & Bedhampton, Havant have been inviting clients into their funeral homes to attend Christmas tree blessing services. The services have been held in memory of those who had lost someone throughout the past year.

The Bedhampton blessing held on Thursday 9th December 2010 was lead by Reverend David Proud of St. Thomas & St. Nicholas.

Clients who attended the service were invited to place personal messages and memory cards onto the tree.

Reverend Proud commented ‘This was in fact the first time I have been invited to bless a Christmas tree at a funeral directors, and it was a privilege to have been invited by the team at J Edwards & Son, who actively support and get involved within their local community.”

Natalie Pannell & Belinda Rowland of the Bedhampton funeral home concluded “We were delighted to see our families attend our blessing. It is lovely to be able to invite clients back to our funeral home at this special time of year.”