Reverend conducts funeral ceremony in traffic
Due to an unavoidable roadblock, Reverend Eve Pegler conducted the funeral service of 77-year-old June Isaacs while stuck in traffic.
Pegler was on her was to conduct a funeral service for late Isaacs when she was left with no options than to perform the service in traffic with other mourners who were heading to the funeral.
According to , being that Pagler was stuck in traffic, Salvation Army Captain Deborah Oughton conducted the service for those who were present at the crematorium.
Among those in the car was Isaacs' brother, Ron Hatcher, who was able to rejoin the rest of his family at the wake, having missed the service.
Though performing the service in traffic was not the best, Pegler said that there is nothing to one can do to prevent such occurrence.
"You feel absolutely terrible in that situation because there's nothing you can do. It was lovely to be able to talk to June's brother. I think he and his daughter were very grateful to have a bit of contact," Pegler said.
"I had the full service on me but we didn't go through any of that because the car started moving again. But June's relatives had their memories of her of course so we talked about those together."
Tracey Isaacs, daughter of the deceased said it was awful at first, but the circumstance was what they could not prevent.
"It was awful at first and it was a set of circumstances nobody could predict.
"Luckily my sister and I made it through to the service with our families but my mum's elderly brother had his own special service with Eve on the A303.
"He was distraught at first but I said to him that mum would have smiled. We bet she was looking down laughing hysterically and it's one to remember," Tracey said.
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