For memorial services, doves are released as a final closure;
especially where there has been an accident or sudden death and especially when young people are involved.
Mentally, a dove release helps people to understand that the deceased has gone on to a better place.
For graveside funeral services, releasing a
single pure white dove
symbolizes the spirit returning home. When the dove is released by a family member it
can help them to bring closure to their service and their loss.
A flock of pure
white doves can be released following the one dove release upon