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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
Many people assume that whomever had power of attorney during life will continue to have the legal authority to make decisions following death. This assumption is incorrect the majority of the time. A power of attorney is simply a document granting another person permission to act on their behalf during their life. Power of attorney […]Continue Reading
The term “pallbearer” comes from the Catholic faith. A pall is a cloth that covers the casket during a funeral mass. Regardless of whether the casket is modest or elaborate, the pall signifies that all are equal before God. The pallbearers’ responsibility is to carry the casket when needed, such as in and out of […]Continue Reading
The following is an online quote that I once read: “I’ve never understood the reasons behind the funeral procession. Anyone who’s spent any time driving has been caught by one. They’re hard to miss. A long line of cars with orange flags flying, their headlights on and their emergency flashers blinking. They run every light […]Continue Reading
The Huffington Post published an online article by Yagana Shah entitled, “Eight Famous People and their Equally Famous Last Words.” It really got me thinking – what would I want my last words to be? Here is a brief overview of Ms. Shah’s article. 1. “No, I certainly can’t.” – President John F. […]Continue Reading
We could all use a little easygoing Christmas cheer at this point in the holiday season. I came across a few Christmas quotes that I really enjoy. Here are a few of my favorites that I consider meaningful and light-hearted. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”― Charles M. Schulz “One can never […]Continue Reading