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Margaret M Sanders

Margaret M. Sanders, 96, passed away on Sunday, May 31st, 2020, after being admitted to St. Vincent’s Hospital of...

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Margaret M. Sanders, 96, passed away on Sunday, May 31st, 2020, after being admitted to St. Vincent’s Hospital of...

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Calvin Bartlett

Calvin Bartlett, 77 years old, resident of Jacksonville Florida passed away on June 2, 2020 from Leukemia. Born on...

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Helping Children Cope With Grief

When Someone Loved Dies Adults grieve. So do children. As an adult or child, experiencing grief means to “feel,” not just to “understand.” Anyone old enough to love is old enough to grieve. Even before children are able to talk, they grieve when someone loved dies. And these feelings about the death become a part

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Helping Yourself Heal When Someone You Care About Dies of a Drug Overdose

A friend or family member has died of a drug overdose. Death and grief are always hard, but when someone dies from drug use, understanding your feelings and knowing what to think and say about the death can be especially difficult. This article offers compassionate guidance for coping with your own grief as well as

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Helping Your Family Heal After Stillbirth

Few events in life bring about such warm and wonderful feelings of anticipation as the announcement of a pregnancy. As soon as you and your family learned you were expecting, you naturally began to have hopes and dreams for the future. These hopes and dreams take on a life of their own and begin to

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How to Get Support with Grief During Social Distancing

The grief we experience after a loved one passes is different for everyone. What one person feels, and experiences is not what another person necessarily goes through. People have different grieving processes and timelines. Right now, as a nation and a world, we are experience a pandemic due to COVID-19 that is requiring all of

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Funeral Services During COVID-19

Funeral Services During COVID-19

In the past few months, our country and world have been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  Retailers have shut down. Major sporting events and social gatherings have been cancelled. Country borders are closed. Parks have closed. Cities have curfews. Masks and gloves are being worn. Social distancing is the new temporary

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No one wants to go to a funeral. Funerals are sad and they symbolize that our loved one is no longer with us. However, they are an opportunity for us to honor our loved one and to be there for our loved one’s closest family members and friends. When you attend funeral services, you are

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