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April 1 2019 - Monday's Moments Gathering

Monday's Moments Gatherings  “Find the Path by Walking It” - Grief is a wilderness and as Robert Frost said, “The best way out is always through.” At this gathering, we’ll discuss ways to fin...
By Jackie Hook
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

February 18 2019

This month we’ve spoken about how love heals and is celebrated as we remember our loved ones and care for ourselves. This week, we’re going to talk about recognizing how loss teaches us to love. Wh...
By Dar Bellissimo
Monday, February 18, 2019

March 31 2019 - Voices of Grief: Honoring the Sacred Journey

Documentary Showing & Conversation How can we be helpful to someone who is grieving? How do we move through grief ourselves? This critically acclaimed documentary helps answer these questions....
By Dar Bellissimo
Sunday, February 17, 2019

March 30 2019 - Penn State Veterans Outreach Fair

Penn State Veterans Outreach Fair Students from Penn State Law and the College of Nursing, and their professors and community partners, welcome you and your families to our Outreach Fair. For mor...
By Dar Bellissimo
Friday, February 15, 2019

February 10, 2019 ~ Remembering with Love Ceremony

We had a meaningful Remembering with Love Ceremony on Sunday with a tribute video, naming and candle lighting and moment of silence followed by conversation and light refreshments. Thank you t...
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

March 21 - May 2 2019 - Thankful Thoughtful Thursdays

Being thoughtful about the following topics can make you more thankful now: what happens as we die, Have the Talk of a Lifetime, instructions to the funeral director, appropriate legal documen...
By Dar Bellissimo
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

February 11 2019

Love Heals. Love is Celebrated.  Last week we spoke about how love heals as we remember with love and yesterday we celebrated that at our Remembering with Love: A Ceremony Honoring Your Loved ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 11, 2019

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February Town & Gown ~ Lunch with Mimi features Jackie Hook

Lunch with Mimi Click here to read the Lunch with Mimi article about the Helping Grieving Hearts Heal program and Jackie Hook.  To view the whole Town & Gown February edition, click ...

February 4 2019

Our theme this month is Love Heals. Love is Celebrated.  If you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, one way love heals is by remembering with love. To that end, we hope you join us this Sunda...

2019 - Feb - Gazette - Love Helps Us Heal

Love Helps Us Heal The room was full of friends and family who came to honor a woman’s life. First, the guests offered their condolences in the receiving line. Next, as the celebrant, I shared pie...

March 11 2019 - Monday's Moments Gatherings

Monday's Moments Gatherings  Losing someone we love changes so many things. One of the needs of mourners is to search for meaning. At this gathering we'll discuss what this search can look li...

CBICC - Thirty + Members of the CBICC

F. Glenn Fleming and Jackie Hook attended the CBICC Member Appreciation Event on Thursday, January 31 at Bill Pickle's Tap Room where Koch Funeral Home was one of the businesses honored for be...

January 28 2019

The fifth and final preferred way for grievers to receive support is Experiencing Physical Touch. These people benefit from hugs, walks alongside one another and leaning in conversations. Always re...

Pray for State College ~ Shootings at State College Ramada Inn Hotel, Tussey Lane Home

We are so saddened by the tragic events here in our own community. We hold all of those affected by the shooting in our hearts and encourage everyone to help as they are able. More details: ht...