Afraid to Say the Wrong Thing to Someone in Grief?

Afraid to Say the Wrong Thing to Someone in Grief?

Afraid to Say the Wrong Thing to Someone in Grief? Unsure of what to say when someone is grieving the death of a loved one? A quick search on the internet will bring up countless websites and articles listing the many things a person should never say to someone in...
Are your plans ready?

Are your plans ready?

Are your plans ready? Last fall I had the opportunity to hear Pat Miles, former local TV news anchor, speak about her experiences in managing the death of her husband, Bucky.  He lived just 3 months following his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer which didn’t give them...
Valentine’s Day Grief

Valentine’s Day Grief

Valentine’s Day Grief “The most important business of life is love, or maybe it’s the only one.” – Stendhal  Grief and Valentine’s Day simply do not go together. The one we loved is gone, yet the commercials, advertising, and romantic restaurant specials are...
Who owns that grave?

Who owns that grave?

Who owns that grave? There’s an open burial space that was originally purchased many years ago by your deceased relative; who owns the space now and who can be buried there? There are specific laws in place to determine the rightful owner, and our Office Managers are...
Why is a Memorial Service so Important?

Why is a Memorial Service so Important?

Why is a Memorial Service so Important? Have you ever heard someone say: “I don’t want a funeral or anything when I die”? But what about those left behind? When a loved one dies, those left behind are grieving. They need support, help, and comfort. The...