What strike me is the lost look in his eyes. The defeat given by destiny when the person much close to us turns history in a second.
Will it be the birth-rebirth ideology which would put us at ease?
Or is it nature playing some games behind the scene. Nature indicates god here. Some hidden tale resting as molecules decides the next bodily existence of the person no more. This thought links destiny to godly matter and even to Hindu mythology of birth and rebirth.
Well, conscious never perish, nor the soul, nor writings, nor presence linked to materials. You will live in present with us through these channels. Moreover, We will meet you now and then with these features inherent in various human forms. Till we all meet again in the eternal abode where you are, rest in peace dearest Mary. We all love you.