Advancements in digital technology have impacted the way people interact in every walk of life. Live-streaming software and programs have become a mainstay for both professional and private use, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Conroy-Tully Walker has added digital streaming services to our current service offering in the Portland, Maine area. In short, this means that you have the choice to live-stream your loved one’s funeral services for the friends and family who wish to pay their respects but are unable to attend in-person.
If you are not digitally inclined, there’s no need to worry. Our caring and knowledgeable staff is happy to answer your questions. Here’s an overview of the advancement and benefits of digital technology in funeral services.
Many of us have friends and family who live in other states, perhaps even overseas. Flying or long-distance driving to attend a funeral may not be feasible to everyone who wishes to attend a service. However, live-streaming allows loved ones from out of town to participate in the ceremony and pay their respects no matter how far away they are.
In addition, and importantly, live-streaming a funeral service can provide people who are unwell or have mobility challenges the opportunity to attend and feel connected, when otherwise they may not have been able to do so.
In the wake of COVID-19, us at Conroy-Tully Walker along with everyone else had to adapt to various in-person attendance restrictions for the safety of others. For several months, it was impossible to accommodate larger in-person services. Fortunately, digital technologies like streaming programs became even more popular and accessible on many different platforms.
Viewing the live-stream of a funeral is the next best thing to being there. During COVID, this was our best option for numerous people. As we are emerging out of the pandemic, we imagine that digital streaming services will remain an accessible option.
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Homes is located in Portland, Maine, and provides service available throughout southern Maine. We are an independent, family-owned business.
Our caring and compassionate staff maintain the highest standards of professionalism, excellence and attention to detail in all aspects of funeral planning and coordinating - from personalized celebrations of life to burials or cremations. Contact us at (207) 773-6511 or head over to our website today to learn more about our services.