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Richard K Girgasky, 76, of Jacksonville, FL passed away Wednesday November 13, 2019. Richard played Triple A...

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Kaiden Gaymon, 10, of Jacksonville passed away November 8, 2019. He is preceded in death by his grandmother Bessie...

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An Dinh Le, 82, of Middleburg, Florida passed away November 5, 2019. Originally from Vietnam, An Dinh Le became a...

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Evergreen Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory is owned by the not-for-profit Evergreen Cemetery Association, a locally-owned and operated company. We have been honored to serve the Jacksonville community since 1880. We welcome you to this site that contains much information about who we are, what we do and what products that we offer. Please click the links below for further information about many different topics.

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Healing Your Grief About Getting Older

A simple truth is that from the day we enter into this world, we start to age. To be human means to grow older each day we are on this earth. We begin and we end. However, we have infinite choices about what comes in between. Our bodies often remind us we are changing long

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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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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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How to Help Yourself Heal After a Loss

How to Help Yourself Heal After a Loss

It’s hard to say how anyone will react, respond, and “deal” with a loved one’s death. Each one of us processes death and grief differently, and we all experience a different healing path. What helps heal one person may not work for another. Some people process grief internally while others are more vocal and open

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How to Help Your Family Heal After the Death of a Loved One

How to Help Your Family Heal After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one is hard. Even if we’ve seen the death coming for a long time, it still hurts hard. A death leaves us missing a person while being full of endless emotions including regret, guilt, sadness, and confusion. It’s important to address our emotions, so we can get through the grieving

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Try Journaling to Help with Your Grief

Try Journaling to Help with Your Grief

When a loved one passes, there’s a lot on our minds. Not only are we processing a death, we likely need to plan a funeral and/or cremation, deal with finances, write an obituary, talk to friends and family, and handle our loved one’s assets, belongings, and will. Clearly, when a loved one is no longer

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