Recent Obituaries

Mary Ann Bailey-Holland, 52, of Jacksonville passed away Thursday December 13, 2018. She worked for Majestic...

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Stephanie Ann Fears, 42, of Jacksonville passed away December 11, 2018. She faithfully attended the Basilica of the...

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Tootsie Roberta Lourcey, nee Adams, passed into the hereafter, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at age 85. She was preceded in...

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe


Grief & Healing

Helping a Grieving Friend in the Workplace

How Can You Help? A friend or acquaintance in your workplace has experienced the death of someone loved. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it. This article will help you turn your cares and concerns into positive action. You Have An Important Role Your support of a fellow


Helping Children with Funerals

The Adult as Role Model and Helper A child you care about is grieving. If you, too, loved the person who died, you are now faced with the difficult but critical task of helping both yourself and the child heal. Throughout the coming months you will be both a role model and a helper to


Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on how to talk to grieving children about death

Through the years I have learned a great deal from many grieving children and their families. They have taught me which words work best when talking to children about death. Here are some general concepts I suggest companions use when talking with children about death, dying, grief, and mourning. Talk openly about death The child’s

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