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Memorial

Brigitte - 2008Brigitte Lundblade-Hasselblatt
21 January 1923 - 17 May 2008

Brigitte's funeral was held May 26, 2008 in Tallinn, Estonia. It was attended by 100 friends and family from Finland, Germany, the Shetland Islands, Lithuania, Sweden, Latvia, the United States and Estonia.


Funeral Program - 26 May 2008

13:30 Memorial Service at Pärnamäe Chapel

Leaving Pärnamäe Chapel

  • Opening Prayer by Rita Säde
  • Introduction by Laurence Lundblade, son
  • Comments by Theo Hasselblatt, oldest brother
  • Reading of Grandchildren's Memories by Luise Lundblade, daughter
  • Comments by Mr. Au, Estonian Ministry of Interior, Head of Department of Religious Affairs
  • Comments by Dr. Hartmut Grossmann, Bahá’í community and former member of the Universal House of Justice
  • Prayer set to music by Scott Rizzo
  • Bahá’í Prayer for the Departed by Rita Säde


16:00 Service at Rahumäe Cemetery


Attendees grave side


Laurence Lundblade, Theo Hasselblatt, Luise Morris

  • Prayer in English read by John Lindsay
  • Prayer in Russian read by Anna Kuznetsova
  • Prayer in German by Theo Hasselblatt
  • Prayer in Estonian read by Tiia Bach
  • Placement of roses on the coffin by each attendee

17:00 Funeral Reception, Grand Hotel Tallinn

  • Greeting the family
  • Dinner
  • Music composed in memory of Brigitte by Uno & Ludmilla Antoni
  • Slide show of pictures of Brigitte’s life

The funeral program from the service is provided here in English, Estonian, and Russian.

Luc Saffre, a friend of Brigitte, has put some video clips of the funeral up on his web site.

 Attendees

Luise, Dolores, John & Laurence

Luise, Dolores, John & Laurence

Hani & Gundula

Hani & Gundula

The Hasselblatts

The Hasselblatts

Mari-Malle & Anna

Mari-Malle & Anna

Tatjana, Evi & Eve

Tatjana, Evi & Eve

Kaisa, Birgit & Dr. Grossmann

Kaisa, Birgit & Dr. Grossmann


Rita & Igor

Rita & Igor

Mare & Tiia

Mare & Tiia

Photo taken the next day

Flowers brought by the attendees

The candles burned all night


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