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NEW ORLEANS – A family in New Orleans celebrated their loved one’s life in an unusual way.

Miriam Burbank’s daughters said their mother was full of life and they wanted her funeral to reflect that.

Her daughters worked together with the funeral home directors and came up with a unique way to celebrate their mother’s life.

At her funeral, Burbank sat in a living room type setting and attended her last party.

According to WGNO, with a case of Busch beer by her side, and a menthol cigarette in her hand, her family members seemed to enjoy this fitting goodbye.