Posts Tagged 'Grief'

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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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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Mary’s Message

Mary’s Message

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Mary Francis as a regular contributor on Widowed.ca.  Mary and I met while I was researching additional content for Widowed.ca.  After looking at her website www.sisterhoodofwidows.com I knew we just had to connect.  We connected by phone to learn more about each other and what we were each trying to accomplish.  My focus; to support widows and widowers through this difficult transition. Her focus; also to support but by sharing her story ...

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Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century

An upcoming educational seminar being offered by Ward Funeral Home.

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD  – Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century:  New Problems, New Strategies

This presentation describes disenfranchised grief as grief that is not openly acknowledged, socially sanctioned, or publicly mourned. The presentation explores the contexts and causes of disenfranchised grief as well as complications arising from disenfranchisement. The seminar emphasizes the cultural factors that can disenfranchise grief. A strong emphasis of the presentation is on interventive strategies that can ...

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