Sadness is no match for Lulu; a very special kind of therapy dog. Funerals are an extremely hard time for family and friends
Kolb did some research and found that Smith's mother was buried in a Jewish cemetery in Port Huron. Port Huron also once
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Unless we're unfortunate enough to be the first in our crowd to go, someday we all take the sad trip I recently made to say so long to a childhood pal.
A couple of years ago I took the opportunity of photographing my Opa's funeral and the wake afterwards and would like to share with you some of the photographs I took, to show you why photography can be a healer.
Yesterday I was looking over notes from my basic coroner training. One segment was in understanding various cultural practices and traditions about death.
Walmart caskets come with free shipping, and other facts you might not know about the business of funerals.
I have watched many people go through the holidays, trying to cope with complicated emotions. Many are mourning what their families never were, are not now or never will be capable of being. Sexual abuse, alcoholism and drug abuse, even neglect or emotional estrangement becomes more poignant.
“One of the biggest problems right now is that even if you want to have these conversations, most of us have no idea where to start."
With the average cost of a full-service funeral running over $10,000 today, many people are seeking alternative options to make their final farewell more affordable. Depending on how you want to go, here are some money saving options to consider.
The invitation arrived on Facebook. "A Celebration of Life." Our dear friend and colleague, a beloved alcohol and drug counselor, was losing her heroic battle with cancer.