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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.

Day of the Dead Halloween Pumpkin with lighted candles

Day of the Dead

Posted on October 26, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | 2 Comments
Posted under Ancestors, Death, Halloween, Holidays

Halloween is fast approaching, and for some cultures, there is much more to Halloween than just tricks and treats.  Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated throughout Mexico.  Day of the Dead combines the ancient Aztec custom of celebrating ancestors with All Souls’ Day, a holiday that Spanish invaders brought to […]

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Death and Halloween

Posted on October 27, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Halloween, Holidays

A 2018 Washington Post article entitled “How Death Disappeared from Halloween” recently captivated my attention.  Written by Vittoria Elliott and Kevin McDonald, this article explores why Americans tend to avoid the topic of death and how the celebration of Halloween has evolved over time. Halloween has its origins in Samhain, a Celtic Irish holiday. Author […]

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