The baby boomer generation has popularized funerals that are less about mourning and more about celebrating a life well lived. Funerals are much more likely to be a celebration of life than an occasion for mourning. More than half of the population (54%) would rather have a celebratory send-off than a simple church service, and almost half (48%) opt for their funeral to reflect their favorite music or football theme. There has been a major cultural shift in how funerals are executed. Requests over the last five years included: fireworks, live jazz at the graveside, as well as champagne and balloons – today anything goes!
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