Managing Director Fabian Schaaf

Managing Director Fabian Schaaf

Recent survey shows, to whom the Germans mourn Hamburg, December 18, 2012 actor Dirk Bach, singer Whitney Houston and television presenter Kurt Felix are the celebrities, the Germany mourns 2012 the most. Bestattungen.de to the end of the year, about 1,000 people asked what celebrity deaths particularly close went them this year. 38 Percent of the respondents most mourn the producer and actor Dirk Bach, who surprisingly died of heart failure at the age of only 51. 20 Percent feel also unexpected death of American singer Whitney Houston as a special loss. She was drowned with only 48 years after the consumption of cocaine in a hotel bathtub. To the Swiss leader Kurt Felix, 18 percent of those polled mourned the most.

Felix died of cancer at the age of 71. Also, among other things, Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, actor Gunther Kaufmann and Donna Summer disco legend were called. 2012 Fans use the Internet primarily to express their grief and to commemorate deceased celebrities. Play especially social networks at the funeral a major role. Dirk Bach created over 30 pages of mourning on Facebook. For Whitney Houston, there were over 21,000 comments on her Facebook page for the official announcement of her death, in total, more than 120,000 people expressed their sympathy. A trend that shows itself in the virtual mourning for deceased celebrities: Memorial pages in social networks be used not only directly after the death of the prominent by its fans, but for a long time afterwards.

Still thousands of fans of British singer Amy Winehouse, who died in mid-2011 Memorial on Facebook every month”, Bestattungen.de’s Managing Director Fabian Schaaf says. The Bestattungen.de experts forecast a growing importance of the Internet in the mourning. In the coming years, mourning on the Internet will be increasingly important for survivors. This will both affect the mourning to celebrities as also the mourning for deceased family members. Whether Member or fan – the Internet creates virtual communities, which will give stability and Comfort”, so Schaaf. The list of deceased celebrities is available under: ueber-uns/presse/pressemitteilungen/verstorbene-prominente-2012-deutschland-trauert-besonders-um-dirk-bach.html about Bestattungen.de Bestattungen.de is a comparison service recommended by consumer protection agencies for burials in Germany. Users can receive offers on request without obligation from tested loading Stattern. In addition, Bestattungen.de offers comprehensive information about funeral services and insurance. The offer is free of charge for customers.

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