‘We’re Going to See What Else the Word Funeral Can Mean’
For The New York Times; April 2020
Theresa Schilizzi never got a chance to say goodbye to her father, Anthony. He fell ill with Covid-19 and passed away in the hospital, isolated and alone, and his funeral in late March was limited to ten people, six feet apart. The usual ways we grieve a loved one’s death cannot apply in this pandemic and it begs us to reconsider how are we supposed to mourn without community or contact. Photographed on assignment for Jodi Kantor’s column on newfound dilemmas during the Covid era.