Learn things you can apply immediately. In today’s episode, Kathy Helgeson, a certified funeral celebrant at O’Connell Family Funeral Homes, joins us to discuss how to help a grieving friend. What’s helpful. What’s not. How shifting your view could help you, as well as someone grieving the loss of a loved one. Links mentioned in […]
Listen to our latest Good Grief podcast, where we talk to Shelli Erck, from Hudson Flower Shop, about the history behind the use of funeral flowers, their significance in funeral services, things we should consider when picking flowers, and many other interesting topics. Hudson Flower Shop
Many people approach the subject of funeral pre-planning with hesitation and apprehension. Raising the topic of your own death or that of a loved one can be extremely uncomfortable. While it’s tempting to put off funeral planning until it’s absolutely necessary, doing so early is a wonderful opportunity to relieve future stress from your loved […]
Listen to our latest Good Grief podcast, where we talk about the unspoken (but essential!) rules we should follow when we attend a visitation or funeral service. Please share this with a friend that you think would benefit from it.
Listen to our latest Good Grief podcast where we talk to Kathy Helgeson, a certified funeral celebrant at OCFH, about the intricacies of dealing with grief over the holidays. Links mentioned in this podcast: Meet Kathy https://oconnellfuneralhomes.com/about-us/kathleen-helgeson/ 12 questions for the holidays https://bit.ly/12_Questions_PDF 6 needs of mourning – Alan Wolfelt https://www.funeralbasics.org/the-6-needs-of-mourning/ 5-days […]
Cremation and Funeral Service When a loved one passes away, family members face a lot of tough decisions in regards to their remains. A cremation is a popular option, as it can be less expensive than a traditional service. However, deciding to cremate your deceased loved one does not mean you have to forego a […]