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McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars

At McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home we are committed to serving the needs of our community before, during and after the loss of a loved one. We know that grief does not subside after the funeral. That’s why we believe in extended services – care after the funeral. For this reason we have established the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars to respond to the needs of those who are grieving a loss through death. Dr. Bill Webster will lead the ...

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McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars

At McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home we are committed to serving the needs of our community before, during and after the loss of a loved one. We know that grief does not subside after the funeral. That’s why we believe in extended services – care after the funeral. For this reason we have established the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars to respond to the needs of those who are grieving a loss through death. Dr. Bill Webster will lead the ...

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McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars

At McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home we are committed to serving the needs of our community before, during and after the loss of a loved one. We know that grief does not subside after the funeral. That’s why we believe in extended services – care after the funeral. For this reason we have established the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars to respond to the needs of those who are grieving a loss through death. Dr. Bill Webster will lead the ...

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13th Annual Community Christmas Memorial Service

13TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS MEMORIAL SERVICE

Dr. Bill Webster
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012
at 2:00 p.m.
Kingsview United Church
505 Adelaide Ave. E.,
Oshawa
(at Wilson Rd. N.)

“Helpful Hints for Handling the Holidays”
During this interdenominational ceremony you will be invited to light a candle in the memory of your loved one. As well, you will receive a personalized memorial gift to enjoy at home during the Christmas Season. If you are interested in attending and would like to have the ...

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Time Is Not Enough

Time Is Not Enough

Lasting Healing Is Hard Work – Time is Not Enough

As the holiday period approaches and the New Year beckons, a time of reflection appears. I have always loved this time of year. Everybody is usually in a good mood, open to conversation and the children are very excited which is contagious.

For the last two years, it has been difficult to get excited about the season. But this year has been a little better than last year. It was hard to get ...

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Coping with grief during the holidays

Coping with grief during the holidays
Whether it is your first Christmas without someone special who has passed or your twentieth, coping with grief during the holidays can be a significant challenge.

Losing a loved one is always hard. But during the holiday season grief can be almost overwhelming.  While things may feel very grim there are some steps you can take to help you get through the holidays while you grieve.  Here are some tips to help you or a loved one through the coming season.

A Message from a Widower…

A Message from a Widower…

A message from a Widowed.ca user…feel free to share your comments and advice.

Firstly, thank you for this site. I can’t believe I haven’t come across your site in the past but my search today brought me to you.

My name is Garth. I have been a widower now for almost 10 years, hard to believe it’s been that long!!! I lost my wife to two bouts with Breast Cancer in March 2002, Lauire was in her 32nd ...

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Mist Upon My Soul

Mist Upon My Soul

The following poem was written by Kevin, one of Widowed.ca’s visitors, when his wife Kathy passed away in April of 2010. He has graciously shared it with us so that we can share it with all of our other visitors.

In Memory of all Loved One’s lost…..

MIST UPON MY SOUL

Is it a word or a song, possibly a touch that let’s you awake
A shadow or a dream, which creates a passage into my today
I am pulled from my reality ...

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Taking Care of You and Business

Taking Care of You and Business

Courtesy of Patricia Muir from Executive Encore – Maestro Quality Inc.

Following your loss, you are likely to encounter several bouts of “self-preservation” followed by a sense of “rebirth”. This theme will thread through your life like a ribbon: sometimes flowing and fearless; sometimes taught and twisted.

My own experience presented difficult choices when I was most vulnerable. I made many decisions based on self-preservation; not effective business-decision models!

In his final days, my father shared his most valuable ...

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Stop the Balancing Act!

Courtesy of Patricia Muir from Executive Encore – Maestro Quality Inc.

Losing a loved one brings on intense transition that tips, upsets, and overturns our life both personally and professionally.

Through my own experience of loss, I discovered that “integration” rather than “balance” is key to a gentler flow through this intense period of transition.

“Integration” implies acceptance, assimilation, and sense of continuous flowing energy. As something is added, it is absorbed but it does not take over. ...

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