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July 9 2018

When I introduced Shifting Your Connection last week, I spoke about how the continuing bonds theory allowed for grievers to continue relationships with their deceased loved ones instead of striving...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, July 9, 2018

Honoring Life in Various Cultures

Honoring Life in Various Cultures  As part of the Helping Grieving Hearts Heal outreach program, Jackie Hook had the privilege of moderating the meaningful "Honoring Life in Various Cultures"...
By Jackie Hook
In News
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Congratulations - John H. Jay Herrington

Congratulations! Congratulations to our funeral service manager and funeral director, John H. "Jay" Herrington, and Sherrill for their marriage in June! We are happy for you and your family!
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

July 2 2018

July’s theme is Shifting Your Connection. When a loved one dies, grievers used to be encouraged to “let go” of the relationship with the deceased. After the 1996 release of the book Continuing Bond...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, July 2, 2018

August 6 2018

Monday's Moments Gathering ~ Humor To Help Heal When you're grieving, it's sometimes hard to believe you will ever laugh again. You might even feel guilty that you're not honoring your loved one w...
By Jackie Hook
Friday, June 29, 2018

CBS News

Leaving a Legacy Here is an important story about one community's unique way of honoring a teacher who died; her legacy will live on. Click here.
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

July 10 2018

Medicaid & The Waiver Program Attend ACAP and learn about Medicaid and the Waiver Program.  Registration is appreciated; call 1-877-599-2227 (ACAP) or email. Free and open to the pu...
By ACAP - Medicaid & The Waiver Program
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Previous Posts

CBS This Morning - Hope & Understanding

CBS This Morning - Hope and Understanding Watch this powerful CBS This Morning segment to learn what these suicide attempt survivors say we can all do to help those struggling and in pain. 

June 25 2018

We invite you to engage in creative expressions. Write a story, create something, listen to music and/or whenever you see something that expresses how you feel, take a picture of it. The options ar...

2018 - June - CDT - Learning to Live - Honoring Life

Honoring Life Before I began to work with Koch Funeral Home, I thought their work was about death. What I have learned since then is just the opposite. Their work is about honoring life. They hono...

CDT Learning to Live Article - Honoring a Life

We hope you will read Jackie Hook's Learning to Live article, Honoring Life, in Sunday's Centre Daily Times!  It will be posted on our Published Post & Articles page or click her...

June 18 2018

If you’re interested in the science behind creative expression and healing, see this research summary: In 2010, a review of existing literature on the benefits of the arts (music, visual arts, dan...

Ask Our Funeral Director Blog

New Post - Ask Our Funeral Director Blog To learn more about reasons why you would or would not choose embalming, visit our Ask Our Funeral Directors' blog and read the article written by funeral ...

To Embalm or Not to Embalm

To Embalm or Not to Embalm When a loved one dies, family members are confronted with decisions regarding how they would like to honor the life that was lost. One of the first questions the funeral...