My loved ones do not cry
And worry of me
For like the dove
I have been set free
Lee Gilley, Carry Me Home
For centuries doves have symbolised peace, and the soul and spirit of the deceased. At Harwood Park, we can arrange to have doves released at the funeral or the scattering or burial of the ashes.
We have an experienced dove handler who can release the dove in your presence, or who will help you if you’d like to release the dove by hand yourself. Many people choose to attach a personal message before the dove is set free. We can release a single dove or a flock of up to 100 doves to represent the age of the deceased.
You might also like to release a memorial dove on an appropriate anniversary date.
For more information on Harwood Park’s dove release service, please get in touch on 01438 815555.
With the price of funerals rising each year, many people prefer to take care of the cost now. The Hertfordshire Funeral Plan is a pre-payment funeral plan exclusive to Austin’s Funeral Directors. Find out more