A Personal Touch in Times of Farewell:
My Approach to Live Streaming Funerals
During the Holiday Season

My ‘WHY?’

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As the holiday season nears, I find myself reflecting on its dual nature: a time for joyous gatherings, yet also a period marked by poignant memories for those who have lost loved ones. Through my own experiences with loss, particularly during this emotionally charged time of year, I’ve come to understand the profound importance of being present for those final farewells.

At Pauls Productions, my approach to offering live streaming funerals and memorial services is deeply personal. I view this service not merely as a business but as a compassionate way to connect families during their most difficult moments.


Overcoming Distance and Travel Constraints

When my father passed away just a week before Christmas, and my mother shortly after New Year’s, years apart, the weight of distance was palpable. Despite being far, I managed to attend their services, but it highlighted a significant challenge many face: the daunting distance. Now, with my live streaming services, I strive to bridge this gap.

The holiday season often brings travel difficulties and financial constraints, making it hard for many to be physically present. By offering a way to participate virtually, I help ensure that no one misses the opportunity to say their goodbyes, providing a sense of closeness despite the miles.

Global Inclusivity in Mourning

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Our world is interconnected yet dispersed. In my work, I’ve seen families spread across continents, longing to be part of their loved one’s final journey. Through live streaming, I extend a virtual hand to those distant relatives and friends, ensuring they’re part of the ceremony. This global inclusivity is especially crucial during the holidays when travel can be more complicated. My service transcends these physical boundaries, uniting hearts and offering a shared space for mourning and remembrance.

Addressing Health and Mobility Concerns

I understand that health and mobility can restrict many from attending funerals, a reality that becomes more pronounced during the bustling holiday season. My live streaming services offer a compassionate solution to enable everyone, regardless of their physical condition, to participate in the service. This approach stems from my belief that physical limitations should not prevent anyone from joining in these significant moments of farewell and reflection.

Respecting Personal Circumstances Through Virtual Attendance

Life’s various commitments don’t pause for grief. This is a truth I’ve come to respect deeply in my professional journey. Recognizing that personal and professional responsibilities can make physical attendance challenging, my live streaming services provide an alternative.

Whether it’s due to work commitments or other personal reasons, I ensure that everyone has the chance to be part of the service, to mourn, and to find closure in their own way.

Creating Lasting Tributes

The services I offer aren’t just about the live moment; they’re about creating lasting memories. This aspect becomes particularly poignant during the holiday season, a time for reflection and remembrance.

By recording these live-streamed services, I provide families with a permanent tribute, a means to revisit cherished memories and shared moments. It’s a way of honoring the departed and keeping their memory alive in the hearts of their loved ones.

Providing Emotional Support Through Virtual Participation

The absence of a loved one can feel particularly acute during the holidays. I know this from personal experience. Having the option to participate in a funeral or memorial service, even virtually, can offer significant emotional support.

My Live Streaming Funerals service ensures that those who cannot be physically present still have a way to connect, to be part of the communal mourning process, and to feel included in these moments of tribute. It’s about offering comfort and a sense of togetherness in these challenging times.


As we approach the holiday season, I am reminded of my own experiences of loss and the lessons learned therein. At Pauls Productions, my commitment is to provide a service that goes beyond mere technology. It’s about offering a personal touch, understanding, and a way to bring people together in times of grief.

Whether it’s bridging distances, providing inclusivity, or offering a lasting tribute, my focus is on ensuring that families can experience these farewells in the most connected and heartfelt way possible.

Call me, Paul Sheaffe, on 04 3939 1033, or email paul@paulsproductions.com to discuss how I can connect your family in your difficult situation.

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